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Oregonian Editorial Board calls for PPS to expand CTE offerings in Portland

October 14th, 2013

As part of its Agenda 2013 series, The Oregonian Editorial Board is calling on PPS to increase its focus on career technical education.  According to a recent survey, 94% of Portland residents ranked strengthening career education as a priority.  They … Continue reading

November 14th, 2013

PPS Parent, Paul Anthony, recently addressed the Portland School Board to highlight an innovative, home grown program at Benson that merges geometry and the shop classes, allowing the students to immediately answer their own question of “When am I ever … Continue reading

OIT and Benson form partnership

February 3rd, 2013

The pathway to quality technical careers became a little more clear last Friday.  On February 1st, the leaders of Benson High School and the Oregon Institute of Technology entered into a partnership that will provide a multitude of new opportunities … Continue reading

BPHSAA Chairman speaks out against enrollment caps

March 11th, 2013

BPHSAA Chairman, Rob Johns ’77, recently toured Benson with OPB Radio’s Rob Manning and Principal Carol Campbell to see the effects that the 2-year old enrollment cap have had on Benson’s programs.  You can listen to Rob Manning’s report here: … Continue reading


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