The Mental Impact of School Lockdown Drills

Lockdown drills have become the norm in our nation’s schools. But how can we protect kids from a potential active shooter event without traumatizing them in the process?

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Featured School of the Week: Tucker Maxon School

Tucker Maxon School is one of Portland’s best options for an outstanding independent Preschool to 5th grade education.

Lottery Lowdown

The ins and outs of the Portland public school lottery system, and what it means for your family.

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Featured School of the Week: Portland Village School

Portland Village School (PVS) is a public Waldorf school of choice in the Portland Public School District, serving ~400 students in grades K-8.

Experience Belonging at Cedarwood Waldorf School

Cedarwood isn’t just a school. It’s a place for the whole family to learn and grow and connect with community.

Featured School of the Week: Cathedral School

For 7 years and counting, Cathedral School has maintained the prestigious designation as one of only two schools in the state of Oregon to be recognized by Apple as an Apple Distinguished School.

Education Guide

Find schools, childcare, after-school activities and enrichment programs in our 2019-2020 Education Guide.

After-School Guide

Check out our guide of fun and enriching after-school programs.

Parent Child Preschools Organization: Play is Back

Let Parent Child Preschools Organization connect your child to a school that nurtures their developing brain!

Featured School of the Week: Tucker Maxon School

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Founded in 1947, Tucker Maxon is a school “Where Every Child has a Voice.”

School Open House Guide

Find that perfect fit for the coming year and beyond at one of these Open House events.

Building a Better PTA

This dynamic Portland PTA is increasing parent participation by removing barriers, building relationships and making meetings more fun.

The Essay Question

Here’s a look at what you need to know about writing the essay for your private school applications.

Small Class, Big Impact

A state education funding windfall could mean smaller class sizes at PPS schools. But are reduced student-teacher ratios really a cure-all?

Featured School of the Week: Village Preschool of Portland

Since 1955, Village Preschool of Portland has been bringing families together for exceptional and affordable co-operative education with a strong central value: the importance of play!

Featured School of the Week: Franciscan Montessori Earth School

The Franciscan Montessori Earth School has been on the leading edge of Montessori education since 1977. As an accredited pre-K through grade 8 Catholic Montessori school, they serve children ages 2 ½ to 14 from the greater Portland-Vancouver area.



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