Candidates See Eun Kim and Terri Kam are running against each other for a seat on the Hillsboro school board. The Oregonian/OregonLive asked them five key questions designed to help voters make their choice in the May 16 election.
Author: Julia Silverman
Derrick Peterson withdraws from Portland school board race
Candidate denies ties to Christian nationalists, but says he doesn’t want to be a ‘distraction.”
Shemia Fagan was rising star in Oregon politics, until a side gig became her downfall
Oregon Secretary of State Shemia Fagan resigned her post as secretary of state just five days after a story in Willamette Week touched off an avalanche of reporting about her work as a consultant for an embattled cannabis company. It was an unlikely end for a politician who was considered a rising star and a potential future governor or U.S. senator.
Fagan contract: Read Oregon Secretary of State’s agreement for side job with pot company
Embattled Secretary of State Shemia Fagan on Monday released her contract with Veriede Holdings LLC, a cannabis company that is paying her $10,000 a month, plus bonuses.
Consequential school board races underway in Portland suburbs, other parts of Oregon
The balance of power on school boards around Oregon, including in some suburban Portland districts that are among the largest in the state, could shift with the results of next month’s election.
Portland school board candidate says anti-abortion group listed him as board member without permission after he was honored at affiliated church
A candidate for the Portland school board says an anti-abortion nonprofit listed him as an advisory board member without his permission from 2020 up until a few days ago, when the group’s website suddenly went dark.
‘We need help’: Portland middle school principals plead for help to manage student behavioral problems
Middle schools in Portland are facing a student behavior crisis and need more dedicated staff to help navigate the issues, according to a letter sent this month to Portland Public Schools’ district leadership that was co-signed by all 15 middle school …
Leadership void takes hold at Portland Public Schools as budget vote, other key decisions loom
Illness and vacancies have depleted top ranks of the Portland Public School district’s administrative team, including the deputy superintendents overseeing both instruction and finances.
Oregon students respond to rising anxiety over climate with action
Climate-related anxiety among youth is on the rise in Oregon and around the world. That’s spurred a new wave of efforts to try and help students combat that anxiety with actions large and small.
People of color will hold majority on Portland School Board, a first for the state’s largest district
Come July, the majority of the Portland school board for the first time will be people of color, a watershed moment for what remains one of the whitest cities in America.