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People walk through Gaiser Hall on Monday during the first day of classes at Clark College.

Clark College welcomes new school year, embraces change

People walk through Gaiser Hall on Monday during the first day of classes at Clark College.

September 19, 2022, 5:53pm Clark County News

Clark College President Karin Edwards invoked the words of Ralph Waldo Emerson in her summary of the year of goals and challenges that lies ahead for the school. Read story

A sign welcomes students on Monday at Union Ridge Elementary School in Ridgefield. Classes began after a tentative agreement was reached between the Ridgefield School district and the Ridgefield Education Association on Sunday evening.

Ridgefield students return after tentative deal reached Sunday

A sign welcomes students on Monday at Union Ridge Elementary School in Ridgefield. Classes began after a tentative agreement was reached between the Ridgefield School district and the Ridgefield Education Association on Sunday evening.

September 19, 2022, 2:15pm Clark County News

Ridgefield students returned to school Monday morning for the first time since Sept. 8 after a teacher strike kept the district on a six-day hiatus due to stalled contract negotiations. Read story

Ridgefield Administrative and Civic Center is home to the Ridgefield School District central office.

Ridgefield School District, union reach tentative deal; schools to reopen Monday

Ridgefield Administrative and Civic Center is home to the Ridgefield School District central office.

September 18, 2022, 5:42pm Clark County News

The Ridgefield School District and the Ridgefield Education Association announced they reached a tentative deal on a new contract just after 4 p.m. on Sunday. Read story

Joe Thayer, center in gray sweatshirt and hat, joins union members as they gather to strike after a deal has not been reached between the teachers’ union and school officials despite working without a contract since Sep. 1, as seen in Ridgefield on Friday morning, Sept. 9, 2022.

Ridgefield parents press district as strike reaches day six

Joe Thayer, center in gray sweatshirt and hat, joins union members as they gather to strike after a deal has not been reached between the teachers’ union and school officials despite working without a contract since Sep. 1, as seen in Ridgefield on Friday morning, Sept. 9, 2022.

September 16, 2022, 3:31pm Clark County News

Teachers in Ridgefield remained on strike for the sixth school day in a row amid stalled bargaining negotiations with the Ridgefield School District. Schools have been closed since Sept. 9 and teachers have been without a working contract since Sept. 1. Read story

Early morning light casts the shadow of picketers as union members and community members gather to strike outside Ridgefield High School after a deal has not been reached between the teachers union and school officials despite working without a contract since Sep. 1, as seen Friday morning, Sept. 9, 2022.

Ridgefield schools closed Friday as teachers, district continue bargaining

Early morning light casts the shadow of picketers as union members and community members gather to strike outside Ridgefield High School after a deal has not been reached between the teachers union and school officials despite working without a contract since Sep. 1, as seen Friday morning, Sept. 9, 2022.

September 15, 2022, 6:11pm Clark County News

Ridgefield schools will be closed Friday, marking the sixth day of a teacher strike amid stalled contract negotiations between the district and the Ridgefield Education Association. Schools have been closed since Sept. 9. Read story

From left: Students Tye Gonzalez-Woodbury, Briyana Moore and Ashley Andersen join teacher Dana Miles, in blue, the 2023 Washington State Teacher of the Year, during their advisory period at the Washington School for the Deaf on Wednesday morning. Miles teaches bilingual English language arts at the Vancouver school.

Washington School for the Deaf alumna named 2023 Washington State Teacher of the Year

From left: Students Tye Gonzalez-Woodbury, Briyana Moore and Ashley Andersen join teacher Dana Miles, in blue, the 2023 Washington State Teacher of the Year, during their advisory period at the Washington School for the Deaf on Wednesday morning. Miles teaches bilingual English language arts at the Vancouver school.

September 15, 2022, 6:03am Clark County News

Even if Dana Miles didn’t have a massive poster board in her classroom that read “Congratulations Dana!”, it would be pretty clear just how much her students love her. Read story

The Ridgefield Education Association went on strike Friday.

Ridgefield schools to be closed again Thursday, bargaining continues

The Ridgefield Education Association went on strike Friday.

September 14, 2022, 3:35pm Clark County News

Wednesday marked the fourth day of school closures in Ridgefield amid continued contract negotiations between the district and the Ridgefield Education Association. Schools have now been closed since Friday. Read story

Jen Flores, center, who teaches at the Vancouver Innovation, Technology and Arts Elementary School, talks with students as they visit the fur store at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site on Tuesday morning. The curriculum was designed for the partnership between Vancouver Public Schools and the National Park Service. Students at VITA Elementary School will come and learn for two weeks at a time on a rotating basis.

Students learn Fort Vancouver history on first day at new elementary school

Jen Flores, center, who teaches at the Vancouver Innovation, Technology and Arts Elementary School, talks with students as they visit the fur store at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site on Tuesday morning. The curriculum was designed for the partnership between Vancouver Public Schools and the National Park Service. Students at VITA Elementary School will come and learn for two weeks at a time on a rotating basis.

September 14, 2022, 6:09am Clark County News

A hundred or so children marched into Fort Vancouver on Tuesday morning — not with the intent to conquer, but to learn. Read story

Union members and community members gather to strike after a deal has not been reached between the teachers union and school officials despite working without a contract since Sep. 1, as seen Friday morning, Sept. 9, 2022.

Ridgefield schools to be closed again Wednesday as bargaining continues

Union members and community members gather to strike after a deal has not been reached between the teachers union and school officials despite working without a contract since Sep. 1, as seen Friday morning, Sept. 9, 2022.

September 13, 2022, 2:54pm Clark County News

Tuesday marked the third day of school closures amid a teacher strike in Ridgefield, as the district has failed to reach a deal on a new contract with the Ridgefield Education Association. Read story

Union members and community members gather to strike after a deal has not been reached between the teachers union and school officials despite working without a contract since Sep. 1, as seen Friday morning, Sept. 9, 2022.

Ridgefield schools to be closed again Tuesday

Union members and community members gather to strike after a deal has not been reached between the teachers union and school officials despite working without a contract since Sep. 1, as seen Friday morning, Sept. 9, 2022.

September 12, 2022, 6:29pm Clark County News

Schools in Ridgefield will again be closed on Tuesday, marking the third day of closures as members of the Ridgefield Education Association remain on strike. Read story