OPINION M26-215: Ensure equitable funding of Portland schools

As ballots arrive in mailboxes across the city, this fall’s election is the right time to reassess whether proposed community investments are in line with our values. It’s been a rough year, to put it mildly, and the commendable resilience and determination of our teachers, students, parents and school staff remains a source of inspiration as the pandemic drags on.

We grew up attending Portland schools, and we know how important public schools are to this community. The centrality of public education to Portlanders’ lives and our future has never been more apparent….

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