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The Schools Portland Students Demand

“[Too many political leaders] are saying that we students are the future, but then are setting us up to fail. We want to be as great as we can be. We want to be the generation that changes things, that … Continue reading

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Article about the Jefferson Student Walkout on Friday

From the Socialist Worker: Jefferson demands respect  Sarah Levy reports from Portland, Ore., on a walkout at a high school the media has smeared as “failing”–while the teachers’ struggle for a fair contract goes on. January 13, 2014 Jefferson High School … Continue reading

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Week of Action + Jefferson High School Walkout!

Tomorrow, January 10th at 12:15pm students from Jefferson High School will be walking out of class in support of our teachers, and to be part in a greater fight for educational justice. Students will walk out the main entrance that … Continue reading

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Students meet to plan a week of action in January

We had an excellent meeting yesterday and started planning our week of action for mid-January. Our teachers are currently faced with accepting the unacceptable or going on strike. We want to let the district know that we support our teachers … Continue reading

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Wilson High School Walkout

December 13th, 2013 at 10:15am over 60 students walked out of Wilson High School to protest the contract Portland Public Schools is offering to the Portland Association of Teachers. Both sides are claiming that their contract is best for students, … Continue reading

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Reminder about Opting Out of OAKS Testing

Simpsons comment on standardized testing – Season 20, Episode 11 Once again students in Portland Public Schools will be asked to take the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS). The Jefferson Student Union would like to remind students of … Continue reading

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PAT Solidarity Rally Thank-You

Thank you to all of you–students and allies who attended today’s rally at Cleveland High School. The Portland Student Union currently stands behind our teachers in their contract negotiations, and we will make our voices heard. We as a community … Continue reading

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