Education, Equity & Excellence From Cradle to Career
Learning doesn’t begin and end in the classroom.
Transforming children into educated, independent adults is the job of the entire community. All Hands Raised brings together local business, government, non-profit organizations, faith community, parents, students and community stakeholders to ensure the sustained success of every child in Portland and Multnomah County from cradle to career.
- Ensure children are prepared for school
- Advocate for support in and out of school
- Focus efforts on academic success
- Make enrollment in college or training a priority
- Champion graduation and a career
In 2012 PPS parents raised a record $3.68 million, providing direct support to classrooms and students. The Portland Public Schools Foundation announced the 2013-14 PPSF Equity Fund Grants to 39 PPS schools and five alternative programs. These grants are made possible because of the heroic efforts of the 42 PPS Local School Foundations and their parent and school communities.Learn More About These Record-Breaking Investments
More than 25 organizations and school districts represented in the Ninth Grade Counts Collaborative are preparing for the summer with a singular focus: ensuring that more local students enter high school prepared to succeed by leveraging summer. To help a 2013 Guide was published in English, Spanish and Vietnamese and is available online and through school counselors and advisors.Access the 2013 Guide