Vancouver Public Schools was awarded a $3 million grant over five years from a U.S. Department of Education program that aims to make schools safer and improve mental health services for students and young adults.
The board of directors of Vancouver Public Schools will meet in a work session at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Jim Parsley Center board room, 2901 Falk Road, to discuss state assessment results. No formal action will take place.
State Superintendent Randy Dorn announced that five Washington teachers have been selected as state-level finalists for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The award is the highest honor for a K-12 mathematics or science teacher. Awards are given annually to teachers from each of the 50 states and four U.S. jurisdictions.
The Foundation for Vancouver Public Schools' Band-O-Gram bus will stop at eight locations around Clark County during a Thursday crowd-funding event sponsored by the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington.