Did Charlie Hales help negotiate a one-time deal with Portland teachers that saved the school year?
The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Did Charlie Hales help negotiate a one-time deal with Portland teachers that saved the school year?
On the campaign trail, Portland mayoral candidate and former city commissioner Charlie Hales has been speaking up about what he’s done for schools -- but one of the claims has perplexed Portland teachers. In a campaign ad this month, a woman shows her support for Hales: "And when state budget cuts threatened four weeks of school, Charlie helped restore them, for every public school in Portland." That statement is repeated in The Oregonian’s Voter Guide, too. In a schools-related online post March 27, his campaign website has more details on ... >> More
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Posted on April 27, 2012
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