Dec
14

Board vote adds new hip hop charter school to district

BY JENNIFER ANDERSON The Portland Tribune, Dec 14, 2009, Updated Dec 15, 2009 (11 Reader comments) JAIME VALDEZ / PORTLAND TRIBUNE Erica Jayasuriya shows to CD that she made to Khalid Muhammad Mosley, Dominique Bailey, Alex Banks and Kahlil Jayasuriya, who are hip hop enthusiasts at Jefferson’s Young Men’s Academy and supporters of The High … Continue reading »

Nov
05

District gets ‘tight’ with hip hop charter plan

BY JENNIFER ANDERSON The Portland Tribune, Nov 5, 2009 (7 Reader comments) JAIME VALDEZ / TRIBUNE PHOTO Erica Jayasuriya, backer of a proposed recording arts charter high school, shows her son and three of his friends a copy of the school’s “anthem” before a recent public hearing before a Portland Public Schools committee. The boys, … Continue reading »