Read at The Skanner: PPS rethinks middle school model for equity, but cuts Black charter school from the equation.
Read at The Skanner: The secret history of the Triple Nickles is commemorated at the Siskiyou Smokejumper Museum.
Read at The Skanner: The only known edition of Portland’s ‘The People’s Bulletin’ is dated exactly 100 years ago.
Read at The Skanner News: Both ‘The Force’ and ‘Whose Streets?’ look at community mistrust in law enforcement.
Read at The Skanner News: The Multnomah County Detention Center is under scrutiny by Disability Rights Oregon, after an investigative report by the nonprofit revealed the jail’s rampant use of solitary confinement, restraints, and routine force against its mentally ill detainees.
Read at The Skanner News: A transformative new program called Flip the Script aims to end the cycle African Americans face yon returning from prison.
Read at The Skanner News: Portland landlords have filed a suit against the city over relocation assistance. The lawsuit follows directly on the heels of a unanimous vote on Feb. 2 by Portland City Council, which passed an emergency ordinance that stands up for renters’ protections – the boldest measure of its kind in Portland’s decades long housing crisis.