Portland’s Hip-hop High May Never Debut
Written by Pat's Papers | Friday, 9 September 2011 8:42 AM
Plans for a “hip-hop charter school” are in jeopardy, say Portland officials. The idea was to create a school where students would get credit for working with artists and recording industry professionals, and where “core academic lessons would be laced with hip-hop themes.” But the Oregonian says so much money was spent trying to sign artists up to endorse the school that organizers don’t have any money left to buy desks, textbooks, computers or “more than a smattering of recording equipment.” Also of the 160 students expected to sign up, only about 40 have.
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