Gang-Infested Portland School Revitalized by Church Program; Pastor Challenges America’s 300,000 Churches to Help Nation’s Troubled Public Schools

Thanks to the efforts of one Oregon suburban church, a public school in inner-city Portland that was once on a short list to be shut down due to frequent gang violence and had a reputation of being one of the most underperforming schools in the state, has been transformed and is now thriving at its highest academic level in years.