UPDATE 11/16/15: Take an online survey through Dec. 1. More meetings added, below.
Boundaries for many schools falling withing Portland Public’s District will be changing from the 2016-17 year. Proposals are out now (view Scenario 1 and Scenario 2). Many of the changes will make a difference to students’ ability to walk or roll to school; ultimately, most of the changes do not address a current problem of students required to cross “High Crash Corridors” to reach their assigned school.
In Portland, students from dozens of schools must cross or travel along a “High Crash Corridor” to get to their school. These dangerous roadways, just 3% of Portland’s road network, account for more than 50% of the city’s pedestrian fatalities. PPS redistricting should provide our families and communities with an opportunity to avoid crossing these High Crash Corridors on a daily basis, but in many cases they instead make it a requirement.
Speak up for your student’s safety! Learn more, take a look at the proposals, and consider attending an upcoming open house if you’d like to learn more, or to let PPS know that being able to safely walk and roll to school is important to your family.
Monday Nov. 9, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Hosford Middle School, 2303 SE 28th Place
Tuesday Nov. 10, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Cesar Chavez K-8, 5103 N Willis Blvd.
Thursday, Nov. 12, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Center for Intercultural Organizing, 700 N Killingsworth St.
Monday Nov. 16, 10 a.m. to noon, Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon, 8114 SE Division St.
Monday Nov. 16, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., West Sylvan Middle School, 8111 SW West Slope Dr.
Tuesday Nov. 17, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Charles Jordan Community Center, 9009 N. Foss Ave.
Tuesday Nov. 17, 6 pm to 8 pm, Madison High School, 2735 NE 82nd Ave., en Espanol
Wednesday Nov. 18, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m, Roseway Heights K-8, 7334 NE Siskiyou St.
Monday Nov. 23, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Markham K-5, 10531 SW Capitol Hwy.
Monday Nov. 23, 7 pm to 9 pm, Lane Middle School, 7200 SE 60th Ave.
Tuesday Nov. 24, 7 pm to 9 pm, King School, 4906 NE 6th Ave.
Can’t make a meeting? Ask questions & share your views directly to the boundary review committee: firstname.lastname@example.org