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Reports show that between 2019 and 2021, the overall percentage of students who met state standards on the math portion of the exam fell by 20 percentage points.

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Through political campaigns, legal actions, founding the grassroots organizing group Don't Shoot Portland and through her fearless determination to speak up against racial injustice, Portland-born Teressa Raiford has made a lasting impression on our city and our state

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Megan Bell, director of work opportunities training at POIC + RAHS 

Black, Latinx students receive skilled on-the-job training, career coaching, through POIC-RAHS program

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Oregon State Capitol 

The state’s highest court in a unanimous vote “expressed approval in concept” to a pair of alternative pathways designed for law students and postgraduates seeking admittance to the state bar

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(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) 

Lawmakers in Washington state have started a new legislative session amid the backdrop of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and much of their work will be done remotely 

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Portland Water Bureau is acting to remedy the problem of lead contamination which mostly involves homes built between 1970 and 1985, and is offering free lead testing to residential customers and daycare providers

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Former New York Times columnist Nick Kristof filed a petition with the Oregon Supreme Court on Friday, asking justices to quickly overturn Secretary of State Shemia Fagan’s decision that he does not meet the state Constitution’s three-year residency requirement to run for governor

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(Photo/Mustafa Omar) 

431 staff members had called out by Thursday evening. At least 175 of the positions were unable to be filled by substitutes.

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Seattle police exchanged detailed fake radio transmissions about a nonexistent group of menacing right-wing extremists at a crucial moment during 2020 racial justice protests

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Senator Peter Courtney (Photo/Sam Beebe) 

Peter Courtney, a Democrat in his 38th year as a lawmaker, often won praise from minority Republicans who see him as an evenhanded leader.

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