The board of Vancouver Public Schools will reconsider its current policy of giving only the mandated 24-hour notice of special meetings and work sessions. Two board members made the request to reconsider the policy at Tuesday's board meeting.
Vancouver Public Schools' first patron tour of the 2014-2015 school year is Nov. 7. Led by Superintendent Steve Webb, the tour will provide an in-depth look at learning opportunities at Fruit Valley Community Learning Center and Peter S. Ogden Elementary School.
By LILY RAFF McCAULOU for The Columbian
October 5, 2014 6 a.m.
Ron Wade said he hopes his car museum, a taproom and Clark County's first-ever food cart pod will become a hub of social and economic activity — and breathe new life into Hazel Dell when the complex opens in the spring. The neighborhood is welcoming the project with open arms.
Parents and community members can sign up for three patron tours of Vancouver Public Schools hosted by Superintendent Steven Webb. All tours are from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tours begin and conclude at the Bates Center for Educational Leadership, 2921 Falk Road. Transportation is provided between schools.
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.