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Three generations of my family grew up in the Jefferson neighborhood, going back to the 1920s. Years of neglect and experimentation at Jeff have cost the school dearly. It is now time to pay, and the options are two: do everything to make it a top flight high school, or take the cost out on the students, families, and neighbors of Jefferson by closing it. It's a decision made difficult by past inactions. And, really, the first option is the only fair one.
And if some linkage with Portland Community College is to be made, it better be a solid, clearly thought-out, heavily invested-in plan, not some nebulous good-feeling idea.
posted 2 years, 11 months ago
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