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 A new study shows Portland is among the areas of the nation ranked highest in teacher absences.  The study, conducted by the National Council on Teacher Quality, shows Portland teachers miss 14 school days per year on average.  "USA Today" reports the figure doesn't account for serious, long-term illnesses or pregnancies, but does include training days.  According to the study, Portland has more than 600 teachers who miss more than 18 days per school year.

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  • Click on the link for the latest conditions on the mountain passes.

 

  • I-84,Troutdale MP 17 - 62, in the Coumbia Gorge remains closed. The highway is closed EB at Exit 17 in Troutdale. Trucks use US-26 to OR-35 as an alternate route.

 

  • Construction at 27th Street . Northbound Lane Closed from Ferguson to Bear Creek.  Detour in place.

 

  • 27th and Bear Creek Rd intersection varying traffic control changes

 

  • O.B. Riley Road South-bound lane closed south of Mervin Samples Rd (12/17)