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  • In reaction to the coronavirus pandemic that is affecting life throughout the United States and rest of the world, Portland Public Schools has been closed since March 16. On April 8, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced that all in-person classes in Oregon were canceled for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. On this page are resources for families, as well as updates we have sent, via email, to our families.

  • Urgent Resources For Families

Watch: Portland Thorns' message to PPS students

  • Defender Emily Menges shares an affirmation of resilience, self-care and togetherness for our students:

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Information & Resources

Home-Based Distance Learning

  • During the school closure, PPS has turned to online learning. Aligned with guidance from the Oregon Department of Education, we are lauching Home-Based Distance Learning, or PPS-HD. Click on the logo to see our informational webpage:

    Distance Learning

Free Internet

  • The Fund for PPS and Comcast’s Oregon/Southwest Washington region are partnering to provide free internet access to any PPS family that needs it. Click the image below to learn more: 


Please Donate

  • Help The Fund for Portland Public Schools respond to the needs of students, families, and school communities during this unprecedented school closure.

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