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Contract Negotiations 'Stalled' In Battle Ground Schools

OPB | Feb. 10, 2016 4:17 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Contract negotiations are set to continue Friday between teachers and the school district in Battle Ground, Washington.

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Levies Pass In Southwest Washington School Districts

OPB | Feb. 10, 2016 8:40 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Voters in seven southwest Washington school districts approved new levies in an election Tuesday.

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Oregon Pain Commission To Change How Medical Students Learn About Pain

OPB | Dec. 18, 2015 3:17 p.m. | Portland

The state’s pain management commission wants to change the way medical students in Oregon learn about pain.

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Battle Ground Teachers Still Without A Contract

OPB | Dec. 7, 2015 5:30 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Teachers in Battle Ground, Washington, will hold a public forum Tuesday to talk about contract negotiations with the school district. 

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Students Return To Umpqua Community College

OPB | Oct. 12, 2015 10:44 a.m. | Portland

The Umpqua Community College campus reopened last week, but Monday marks the first day of classes since the Oct. 1 shooting. Volunteers and comfort dogs will be on hand to provide support.

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Bill To Enforce Student Privacy In Colleges

OPB | Sept. 17, 2015 3:35 p.m. | Portland

Members of Oregon’s congressional delegation released a draft a bill Thursday, aimed at protecting the privacy of students when involved in legal disputes with colleges.

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5 Melancholy Think Out Loud Stories From The Week

OPB | July 17, 2015 4:08 p.m.

Sometimes Think Out Loud guests and callers tell us about things that make them happy. Other times, not so much. Here are five moments of melancholy from the show this week.

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SW Wash. Teachers Walk Out Over Education Funding

OPB | May 13, 2015 11:14 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Teachers in Southwest Washington took the day off Wednesday to protest state lawmakers' funding of K-12 education.

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SW Washington Districts Cancel School Wednesday For Teacher Walkout

OPB | May 12, 2015 6:45 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Several school districts in Southwest Washington have canceled school Wednesday because teachers are planning to strike.

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SW Washington Prepares For Teachers Strike This Week

OPB | May 10, 2015 8 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Teachers in Southwest Washington’s Camas, Washougal and Evergreen school districts are planning to strike Wednesday.