Willamette Week names “best school board member”

…and the winner is…

Toni Myers!

During the 2007-2008 school year, Antoinette “Toni” Myers was often the most direct and most transparent member of Portland Public Schools’ Board of Education. She was also the youngest—by nearly 30 years. As the non-voting student representative on the board, Myers, an 18-year-old 2008 graduate of Grant High School, didn’t face the political pressures to stay “on message,” guard her thinking on a controversial topic or censor her words.

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Steve Rawley published PPS Equity from 2008 to 2010, when he moved his family out of the district.