Education Guide

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

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The Enrollment Dilemma

Enrollment is the primary driver of just how much the district receives in state funding; continued drops in how many students are in school will impact school budgets, including staffing and programming. 

Featured School of the Week: International Leadership Academy

Learn more about The International Leadership Academy in Lake Oswego.

The Heat Is On: How Portland Schools are Teaching Climate Change

With climate change more in our faces than ever before, find out what Portland-area kids are learning in the classroom about environmental issues.

Preschools with Space

Check out our list of preschools with spaces available for fall.

Private School Guide

Learn about the fantastic educational options in the Portland area.

Planning Your Child’s After-School Care

If you’ve been trying to predict what after-school care will look like this year, you’re not alone.

Why Is It So Hard to Find Child Care?

If you’re looking for child care and finding it next to impossible, you’re not alone.

Featured School of the Week: Multnomah Playschool

Nestled amongst the trees in Southwest Portland is Multnomah Playschool, Oregon’s longest running parent cooperative preschool.

Free Preschool Passed! Now What?

Multnomah County voters approved the Preschool for All measure last November. That means universal preschool will be coming to a neighborhood near you — eventually.

Featured School of the Week: St. Rose School

From our friends at St. Rose School DISCOVER THE LITTLE SCHOOL WHERE BIG THINGS HAPPEN Since 1913, St. Rose School has helped raise saints and scholars in a small community centered on Catholic faith and values. We provide a comprehensive pre-k through eighth grade education that includes art, music, PE and much more, helping to …

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Featured Camp of the Week: Brooklyn Robot Foundry

Brooklyn Robot Foundry offers super-fun interactive online robot-building classes for kids.

Featured School of the Week: Portland Jewish Academy

Founded in 1961, Portland Jewish Academy is an independent, inclusive community school that welcomes families of all backgrounds.

GreatSchools Ratings Aren’t the Whole Story

Are online rating systems a good way to learn about schools? One local principal suggests parents dig deeper.

Tips for Families Using Special Education Services During Distance Learning

By FACT Oregon Students, families and teachers are embarking on a new type of educational journey in the 2020-21 school year. With so many uncertainties, now’s a good time to review what we know for students receiving special education services. Students with disabilities who are eligible for special education services are protected by a federal …

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Featured School of the Week: German International School

The German International School (GIS) is an independent language immersion school located in Beaverton.

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