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Vancouver Public Schools narrowly avoids support staff strike

By , Columbian Education Reporter

Vancouver Public Schools and its support staff union announced a tentative agreement at about 12:30 a.m. Friday, clearing the way for schools to open.

The Vancouver Association of Educational Support Professionals will not strike after all, and the details of the agreement will be released following the ratification of the contract, a district news release said.

“I am grateful to the bargaining teams for continuing to work together to finalize this agreement and keep our students in school,” VPS Superintendent Steve Webb said in the news release. “I appreciate everyone’s patience and understanding as we concluded these difficult negotiations.”

This story will be updated.

Columbian Education Reporter

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