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School in session in Battle Ground after 12-day strike

Sep 17, 2018

The first day of school at Pleasant Valley Primary School began, not with a bang, but with a whisper.

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Battle Ground teachers ratify contract, end strike

Sep 16, 2018

A summer of heated negotiations over teacher salaries in Southwest Washington is, at last, over.

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VPS clarifies paraeducator adjustments for district schools

Sep 13, 2018

After teachers and paraeducators shared concerns over staff allocation in special education classrooms, Vancouver Public Schools is clarifying what paraeducator adjustments are expected to mean…

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Skyview principal reminds students delivery is not allowed

September 24, 2018, 6:05 AM

The way some Skyview High School students see it, this is our time. Certainly, there’s nothing wrong with a little feast on our time.

Vancouver, Evergreen test scores lag state

September 19, 2018, 9:01 PM

Clark County’s largest school districts this year saw their students passing standardized tests at a lower rate than the state at large.

WSUV hosts financial aid instructional session

September 19, 2018, 6:00 AM

Washington State University Vancouver will host a free event to help students and families fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and its Washington state counterpart next month.

The Battle Ground Public Schools board listens to public comment during a meeting on Sept. 10 at the

Battle Ground Public Schools board approves contract with union

September 18, 2018, 9:35 PM

Battle Ground Public Schools’ board of directors approved its contract with the teachers union Tuesday, formally marking the end of weeks of consternation over teachers’ salaries in the region.

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Gaiser Middle School evacuated for sparking iPad

September 17, 2018, 2:58 PM

Gaiser Middle School was evacuated at about 10:40 a.m. Monday when an iPad started sparking after a student bent it repeatedly.

Second-grader Samantha Covel colors a picture on her first day of school at Pleasant Valley Primary

School in session in Battle Ground after 12-day strike

September 17, 2018, 11:42 AM

The first day of school at Pleasant Valley Primary School began, not with a bang, but with a whisper.

Max Ault, incoming assistant vice chancellor at Washington State University Vancouver

Departing CREDC executive Ault to lead development effort for WSUV

September 17, 2018, 6:00 AM

Washington State University Vancouver alumnus Max Ault will join the university’s staff as assistant vice chancellor for strategic partnerships effective Feb. 1.

Clark’s ECD hosts back-to-school open house

September 16, 2018, 6:37 PM

At the Clark College Economic and Community Development campus, a circle of 12 people learned about the intersection of Tai Chi and dance, linked at the arms and stomping to the rhythm of music played over a stereo.

Yacolt Primary School teacher Stacy Reese of Ariel, lower right, reacts Sunday to the tally of the B

Battle Ground teachers ratify contract, end strike

September 16, 2018, 12:31 PM

A summer of heated negotiations over teacher salaries in Southwest Washington is, at last, over.

Post-strike calendar released for Ridgefield schools

September 15, 2018, 5:58 AM

RIDGEFIELD — Ridgefield School District announced changes to the calendar to make up days lost while teachers were on strike.

Free Clinic of Southwest Washington honored for its diabetes program

September 15, 2018, 5:58 AM

The Free Clinic of Southwest Washington received the Excellence Award for Impact for its diabetes program.

Mark Ross, superintendent of the Battle Ground Public Schools, center, walks past striking teachers

Battle Ground teachers vote to defy judge’s back-to-work order

September 14, 2018, 12:35 PM

A Clark County Superior Court judge signed an injunction Friday morning against the Battle Ground Education Association, ordering teachers to return to the classroom Monday.

Woodland Intermediate School second-graders Branson Davis, from left, Carson Jordan, and Alexis Dalp

Woodland to reconfigure school buildings, expecting growth

September 13, 2018, 9:45 PM

With increasing enrollment and limited space, Woodland Public Schools will reconfigure several buildings for the start of the 2019-2020 school year.

Superintendent Steve Webb and Board President Rosemary Fryer begin the Vancouver Public Schools boar

VPS clarifies paraeducator adjustments for district schools

September 13, 2018, 9:12 PM

After teachers and paraeducators shared concerns over staff allocation in special education classrooms, Vancouver Public Schools is clarifying what paraeducator adjustments are expected to mean across the district.

Battle Ground teachers and supporters line the side of a driveway leading to a special board of dire

Battle Ground Public Schools files for injunction

September 13, 2018, 9:00 PM

Judge Scott Collier will hear the matter at 9:30 a.m. Friday.