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Battle Ground Teachers Get 4.6 Percent Raise In New Contract

OPB | March 29, 2016 12:30 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

The Battle Ground Public Schools board voted Monday night to approve a new two-year contract with teachers.

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Battle Ground Teachers Vote 'Yes' On New Contract

OPB | March 22, 2016 1:30 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Teachers in Battle Ground ratified a new two-year contract with the district Monday.

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Idaho Panel OKs Proposal To Boost Pay For Some Teachers

AP | March 21, 2016 12:22 p.m. | Boise

An Idaho lawmaking panel is considering a last-minute proposal that would increase the pay for high school instructors who teach occupational classes.

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Lead Found In Drinking Water In 10 Oregon Schools

Statesman Journal | March 20, 2016 9:22 a.m.

Ten Oregon schools have exceeded regulatory limits for lead in drinking water over the past four years, according to data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. That’s nearly a quarter of the public water systems statewide — all flagged for high lead levels.

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OHSU Primate Center Being Investigated For Mistreating Monkeys

OPB | March 3, 2016 3:45 p.m. | Portland

The U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed Thursday it’s investigating the treatment of research monkeys at Oregon Health And Science University.

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SUN School Change Pits Multnomah County Against David Douglas High

OPB | March 2, 2016 1:45 p.m. | Portland

Changes to the Schools Uniting Neighborhoods is dividing David Douglas High and Multnomah County leaders.

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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.