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Resource ID: #15877
Subject: Education
Source: Oregonian (Portland, Ore.)
Date: June 8-11


The Oregonian's four-part series reports that "Through the school year, The Oregonian followed the efforts of Vernon Elementary School and its principal, Lessie Houston, to turn around student performance. Threatened by a possible overhaul by Portland school leaders, Vernon symbolized the efforts nationwide to rescue urban schools struggling to help students succeed."

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