Portland Public Schools socks away $20 million in reserves, rural teachers call in sick after student tests positive for COVID: The week in education

Letitia Denham

Portland Public Schools spent some $8 million to provide Chromebooks for all of its students in the spring and another $10 million on coronavirus-related expenses so far this school year. Still, the state‚Äôs largest district began this school year with more money than it anticipated through a mix of austerity […]