Benson Polytechnic High School Alumni Association


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Benson gets boost from Oregon Legislature

January 9th, 2014

It was recently announced that PPS would receive nearly $350k to improve its career technical education offerings or CTE as its widely known today. Thanks to Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian’s legislation, the State of Oregon has awarded grants totaling $20 … Continue reading

Oregonian Editorial Board calls for PPS to expand CTE offerings in Portland

October 14th, 2013

As part of its Agenda 2013 series, The Oregonian Editorial Board is calling on PPS to increase its focus on career technical education.  According to a recent survey, 94% of Portland residents ranked strengthening career education as a priority.  They … Continue reading

November 14th, 2013

PPS Parent, Paul Anthony, recently addressed the Portland School Board to highlight an innovative, home grown program at Benson that merges geometry and the shop classes, allowing the students to immediately answer their own question of “When am I ever … Continue reading

OIT and Benson form partnership

February 3rd, 2013

The pathway to quality technical careers became a little more clear last Friday.  On February 1st, the leaders of Benson High School and the Oregon Institute of Technology entered into a partnership that will provide a multitude of new opportunities … Continue reading

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