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your tax dollars to support a school for bigotry?

The Portland Public Schools are poised to approve a charter school with apaprent links to anti-gay bigots.
An alternative high school sponsored by a Portland church that was one of the primary backers of Ballot Measure 36 has received the approval of the Portland Public School Board to in the fall of 2006 with the support of public funds.

The so-called "Academy of Character and Ethics," or ACE, proposed by Mt. Olivet Baptist Church will open at Jefferson High School in North Portland in 2006 with about 50 students and grow to 200 students, according to the Oregonian .

Mt. Olivet was a major contributor to the Yes on 36 campaign, donating $15,000 to the 2004 measure that banned same-sex marriage.

 link to basicrights.blogspot.com

 link to basicrights.blogspot.com
ACE-- 02.Apr.2006 17:19

Disgusted

Perhaps the Ku Klux Klan can open an office in Jefferson HS as well? Is there no limit to the ridiculous proposals to balance the school budget?
Disgusted