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Definitions for School Statistics

Pop quiz time: What's the difference between a Magnet School and a Charter School? Learn more about how we graded Portland-area schools with this cheat sheet of definitions.

  • By Martha Calhoon
  • Published 01/25/2010

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Hybrid High

Out of Portland’s nine comprehensive high schools, only eight are likely to survive Portland Public Schools’ proposed redesign. Here, we’ve married a few of our favorite hoary mascots with a dose of modern-day swagger to create our own Dr. Moreau–style ch

  • Published 01/19/2010

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Retro Grades

Portland Public Schools has a simple solution to their rich school/poor school dilemma: having kids go to their neighborhood high school. Maybe it's not as simple as it sounds.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 01/19/2010

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Good Company

_Business Facilities_ named Oregon as one of the top ten business climates in the United States. Let's take a look into why we ranked so high.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 09/10/2009

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Upgrade Avenue

If ever a patch of pavement could capture the multiple personalities of Portland’s past, present, and future, it would be the intersection of N Denver and N Interstate Avenues in the historic Kenton neighborhood. But now the Portland Development Commissio

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 06/23/2009

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Good Buy

Hang your hat at one of the state's greenest homes.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Hot ’Hoods

No matter what kind of buyer you are, one of these six ’hoods has a welcome mat with your name on it.

  • By Brian Barker and Stacey Wilson
  • Published 05/19/2009

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The Home Front

Seven trends that are shaping how and where we live

  • By Camela Raymond, Kasey Cordell, and Stacey Wilson
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Buy Here Now

You probably already have plenty of reasons for building your nest in Portland: a vast network of bike-friendly streets, a 60-minute drive to the slopes or the surf, and nearly 30 farmers markets, to name a few. But in our annual real estate roundup, we w

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Above the Clouds

The national housing market is in free fall, but we’ve managed to stay aloft. Here’s why.

  • By Stacey Wilson
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Checked Out

If you’ve looked around your school library lately, you may have noticed something missing. Namely, the librarian.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Back to the ’Burbs

An intrepid suburban mom wonders if home sweet home really is just beyond the next development.

  • By Pam Grimes
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Progress Report

Our Best Schools 2007

  • By Katrina Myers, Joanna Kang, Eric Gold, Maura Flaherty, Anne Brice, and Sally Powers
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Golden Goose

  • By Mike Thelin
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Hedge Fund

The oak standing in front of your home offers shade—and cold, hard cash.

  • By Eileen Stark
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Buy, Sell, Rent, Keep?

*Real Estate '09* Even if this twisted economy has you reeling, you could position yourself for a property win. Whether you're a buyer, seller, renter, of keeper, here's real estate news that you can use right now. *PLUS:* Exclusive details on dozens of P

  • By Anna Sachse, Brian Barker, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Neighborhoods by the Numbers

This quick 2009 reference guide can help you compare 95 Portland neighborhoods and 25 suburbs on everything from how much you can expect to see your house appreciate, to how the schools stack, to detailed information on your commute.

  • Published 05/19/2009
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