Students protesting the shooting of Jason Washington say they will occupy the steps of the PSU campus security building to pressure the school to disarm campus police.
As candidates for Oregon governor pledge extending the state's short school year, the State Board of Education approved exemptions for certain high schoolers from existing time requirements.
Portland State University Police shot at Jason Washington 17 times, according to a medical examiner’s report released Wednesday.
Battle Ground teachers voted overwhelmingly Sunday to approve a new salary contract, ending a 12-day strike.
Battle Ground remains the only district in southwest Washington on strike.
As a teachers strike in Battle Ground enters its third week, hundreds of people filled a school board meeting to capacity Monday night.
School will start Monday in Vancouver's Evergreen School District and Tuesday in Longview.
Teachers in Vancouver, Camas, Hockinson, Washougal, Ridgefield, Evergreen and Longview have ratified new contracts, paving the way for students in those southwest Washington school districts to return to the classroom.
If ratified, school would start at Evergreen Schools on Monday and in Longview on Tuesday.
A Cowlitz County Superior Court judge has ordered Longview teachers back to work.
Legendary Oregon State University baseball coach Pat Casey announced his retirement Thursday, in an emotional press conference.