Mobilizing grassroots support for progressive policies supported by Portland people
Mobilizing grassroots support for progressive policies supported by Portland people
Mobilizing grassroots support for progressive policies supported by Portland people
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Now seems like a great opportunity to remind everyone that teachers of color, who absolutely are positive role models with life experiences like their students, contribute to academic performance. That's one reason we joined with 77% of voters in June 2021 to support Portland, ME Public Schools' equity-focused budget. ... See MoreSee Less

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Do something positive: If you're able, consider donating to the Foundation for Portland Public Schools in its campaign to close the opportunity gap. Descriptions of where your contribution will be spent are in this shared post. If you're not able to contribute financially, then please share. Thank you.Please donate today and spread the word: foundationforpps.kindful.com/?campaign=1077823- The FPPS Addressing the Opportunity Gap Campaign is a chance for you to help root out inequities in our schools and make the Portland Public Schools work better for ALL students. We have momentum, but we need your help. Your donation will go towards initiatives such as: - Completing Wabanaki and Africana studies curriculum - Expanding culturally responsive classroom materials, including texts written by Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) authors - Professional development for staff - Mentoring and developing leadership skills for students of color to support academic growth, identity, and successful transition from middle school to high school - Recruiting, hiring, and supporting the careers of teachers of color ... See MoreSee Less

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Now seems like a good time to remind everyone that smaller class sizes positively affect student achievement, which is why we opposed taking $1.2M from the Portland, ME Public Schools budget in 2018 and supported adding back $600K the same year. progressiveportland.org/2018-city-council-scorecard/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Now seems like a good time to remind everyone that student achievement is directly influenced by school facilities. We joined with the community in supporting rehabbing all 4 schools, because school buildings in disrepair negatively impacts student performance, and repairing 2 schools and hoping the other 2 schools would, at some future date, be repaired is inequitable. progressiveportland.org/2017-city-council-scorecard/ ... See MoreSee Less

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