Published Online: November 1, 2011
Published in Print: November 2, 2011, as Portland, Ore., Schools to Allow Anti-War Groups Equal Access

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Portland, Ore., Schools to Allow Anti-War Groups Equal Access

The Portland school board voted unanimously last week to give anti-war “counter-recruiters” the same access to high school students that military recruiters receive. Board members said the goal of the new policy is to give students a balanced view of what military service might mean, not just the information offered by military recruiters that high schools have had to facilitate under a 2001 federal law.



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