Despite its progressive values and politics, Portland tends to have greater — not smaller — gaps in academic achievement between white students and their black and Latino peers, when compared to the most conservative cities in the country.
Every child deserves educational opportunities that establish a clear path to success and becoming a thriving adult. Closing the opportunity gaps below is the only way to address systemic inequities in our communities.
Average Math and Reading Achievement Gaps:
Portland vs. Progressive Cities vs. Conservative Cities
It’s time to stand up and make sure our leaders work with the community to create a path to success for all students. Commit yourself to demanding educational justice from the leaders in Portland and pledge to demand a plan.
Start a Movement
Are you ready to use your voice to demand a better education and a brighter future for every child? If so, we want to hear from you. Email Tanesha Peeples to learn more about how you can unite and move your community as an education activist.
Taking Action in Progressive Cities
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