Julia Brim-Edwards, a Nike executive, won a second consecutive term on the school board. “I want to thank Portland voters and the community for their vote of confidence in returning me to the school board,” Brim-Edwards said in a statement, “and for also electing Gary Hollands and Herman Greene, two leaders who will bring needed… Read more »

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Voters in the Portland Public Schools district overwhelmingly re-elected Julia Brim-Edwards to the school board Tuesday. Brim-Edwards had more than 80% of the vote over her two opponents, Matthew Margolis and Libby Glynn for the Zone 6 seat. “We have huge challenges ahead, including safely re-opening schools this fall and continuing our relentless… Read more »

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Herman Greene, Julia Brim-Edwards and Gary Hollands won with landslide leads for the Portland Public Schools Board of Education. In Zone 4, Greene led with 73%. Hollands had 84% in Zone 5 and Brim-Edwards pulled in 81% by the time votes were tallied Wednesday morning. Greene and Hollands will be newcomers to the PPS board…. Read more »

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“This last year has been one of the most challenging years in history for students, faculty and area residents. Having a seasoned, reasonable and intelligent leader like Brim-Edwards is a blessing and she deserves another term.”

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Brim-Edwards brings a proven track record of keeping the focus on students’ needs and holding the district accountable as an impressive list of accomplishments from her current term on the board reflects. … Even when the work of leading Portland Public Schools seems the most daunting, Julia Brim-Edwards, 59, has consistently stepped up. With a… Read more »

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We aren’t always sure why Brim-Edwards, 59, a longtime Nike executive, wants the often thankless job of Portland Public Schools Board member. But there’s no denying the steadying hand she’s applied to the district. Think back to where PPS was when Brim-Edwards was first elected four years ago. Then-Superintendent Carole Smith had abruptly resigned after… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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