Media Coverage

Coverage of All Hands Raised and its work.

How Oregon Works: All Hands Raised blazes pathways to living wage construction jobs (Portland Business Journal, September 2018)

Posted on September 11, 2018 in Media Coverage

By Suzanne Stevens Read the story below and here. The Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters is taking a hands-on approach when it comes to attracting young people to the profession. In May, the union flew a delegation of 25 educators…

Kids of Color Get Punished More Than White Kids. One Portland School Is Changing That. (Portland Monthly, September 2018)

Posted on August 15, 2018 in Media Coverage

By Zach Dundas Read the story below and here. Stat after stat. Principal’s office after principal’s office. Across the nation, schools punish students of color more often than their white peers. “Disproportionate discipline” notably…

Another bid to boost workforce development (DJC Oregon, May 2018)

Posted on May 4, 2018 in Media Coverage

By Josh Kulla Read the story below and here. Workforce development has become a mantra in and around the building industry. It stems from an ongoing shortage of skilled workers in virtually every trade imaginable. Combine that with the red-hot…

I shadowed a PPS principal for half a day. Here’s what I learned. (Portland Business Journal, December 2017)

Posted on December 11, 2017 in Media Coverage

By Suzanne Stevens Read the story below and here. With two kids attending Portland Public Schools, in-laws who are both retired teachers and some experience covering education as a beat reporter, I figured I had a pretty thorough grasp of the…

Multco Commissioners learn as ‘Principal for Almost a Day’ (Multnomah County website, October 2017)

Posted on October 19, 2017 in Media Coverage

Read the story below and here. Two Multnomah County Commissioners were among the 130 community leaders who stepped away from their own jobs Oct. 12 to serve as Principal for Almost a Day. Commissioner Sharon Meieran joined Markham Elementary…

Principal for Almost a Day gives business, school leaders a chance to share ideas on helping students (PPS website, October 2017))

Posted on October 17, 2017 in Media Coverage

By Mike Tokito, staff writer at Portland Public Schools Read the story below and here. Petra Callin, Emi Donis and Nate Waas Shull had plenty of notes to compare. Callin, the principal of Madison High School, hosted Donis and Waas Shull on Thursday…

Baby Steps: Off to a Good Start (PDX Parent, August 24, 2017)

Posted on August 24, 2017 in Media Coverage

By Catherine Ryan Gregory Read the story below and here. I don’t think I’m alone when I say that lately, I’ve felt more afraid than I ever have — afraid for people who are less privileged than I am, afraid for my family, afraid for what the…

Fundraising Fairness (District Administration, September 2017)

Posted on August 21, 2017 in Media Coverage

By Abby Spegman Read the story below and here. Overcome equity concerns when budget cuts mobilize parents to raise money The PTA at an elementary school on New York’s Upper East Side raised nearly $1 million in one school year—about $1,260 per…

Case Study: Portland Public Schools Foundation (SchoolAuction.net, April 20, 2016)

Posted on April 28, 2016 in Media Coverage

By Miranda Hansen Read the blog post below and here.   Last year Portland Public Schools parents raised over 3 million dollars through fundraisers. Considering these are dollars raised by numerous volunteer hours and unquantifiable energy…

Local Education is Transforming (Portland Monthly, January 15, 2015)

Posted on January 28, 2016 in Media Coverage

This February’s Education issue of Portland Monthly highlighted two key work areas and the shared progress of the All Hands Raised Partnership around K-12 attendance and college access. We are bringing together partners, like Principal Andrea…