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Portland Public Schools looks to CPS for help with boundary changes
Author: Center for Public Service
Posted: November 18, 2013

From OregonLive.com: The always-contentious prospect of district-wide boundary changes is closer to a reality for Portland Public Schools as the district partners with Portland State University to find ways to “right-size” its schools.

The district announced the partnership with the Mark Hatfield School of Government’s Center for Public Service at this week’s board meeting. The project would last over two years and cost approximately $39,500 for the first phase, according to officials.

The two-year process would aim for an updated citywide school boundary map targeted to be implemented in the fall of 2015, as well as a recommendation of how the district could routinely go through boundary reviews in a “transparent and predictable manner.”

Full article: http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2013/11/portland_public_schools_looks.html