11-19-2017  12:44 am      •     
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The Jefferson High School neighborhood has the largest number of high school students in the Portland Public School District. Yet more than two-thirds of these students go to schools other than Jefferson.
Please list up to three reasons you think over two-thirds of students in the Jefferson neighborhood go to other high schools.


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It was a time to celebrate. Twenty-five years of working with youth, 25 years of community partnerships, 25 years of developing thousands of productive citizens.
The party in the park last Sunday commemorated Self Enhancement Inc.'s beginnings in 1981, when Tony Hopson and his friends began a basketball camp and talked to the teen-age participants about life. That camp turned into Self Enhancement Inc.


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This morning the Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously to restore $384,841 to the…


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Free performances are planned on Aug. 26 by students attending classes offered by the Northwest…


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VANCOUVER, Wash.—Where other fairs and festivals bring in entertainers from outside the…


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The members of Praise-n-Action make a joyful noise at the recent St. Johns Community Day Celebration. The event, hosted by St. Johns All Nations Church of God in Christ, featured classic cars, vendors and live music for a positive focus on the community.


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Music by Blue Lake returns this summer with free concerts on Friday evenings, Aug. 18 and 25, at…


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A state survey shows that nearly 9 percent of inmates in Oregon's 30 county-run jails are…


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Nearly 300 grandmothers from sub-Saharan Africa and Canada shared wisdom and tears last Sunday at the 16th International AIDS Conference in Toronto, Canada.
The three-day gathering of the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign culminated with a march and rally, and the African grannies celebrated with song and dance.


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More than 2.4 million African Americans have an uncorrected vision problem, which puts them at risk…


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