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Yeay! Snow in Portland!
I have to say I love snow! For snow-starved neo-Portland transplants raised on four distinct seasons, the mountain is a quick hour’s drive away when the jonesing gets too bad. But having that soft, fluffy white stuff coat our neighborhood is … Continue reading
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Rebuttal to Those Who Vote With Their Feet!
I wrote the rebuttal below at the end of last spring, when Jefferson High School was mere inches away from being permanently shuttered by the PPS School Board, in order to urge supporters to sign a petition to let Jefferson … Continue reading
Thoughts On the New PPS Budget Cuts…
Not unexpectedly, we’re going to have to make some changes. Although I’m a mere outsider with kids in elementary school, I can’t help making certain observations that rub my sensibilities the wrong way. In trying to learn as much as … Continue reading
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Kill the PPS Transfer Policy!!!
First of all – in the name of full disclosure, my kids take part in an Educational Options program that is only offered in one location, so this post is not intended to adopt a holier-than-thou – attitude. Quite the … Continue reading
Is this why kids aren’t allowed to return to Jeff?
Contained in this link is the absolute best overview of the miserable thing we call the PPS Transfer Policy, I could find. In fact, it is so good, that it – as a few of the subsequent comments suggest – … Continue reading