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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.

 

  • Purcell Boulevard Northbound lane between Neff Road and Full Moon Drive (West side of the hospital) is closed until December 20th.

 

  • Nels Anderson Road between Nels Anderson Place and Brandis Court, single northbound shoulder closure will be in effect, two-way traffic to be maintained. Project completion expected December 2017.