Hazel Dell — The Rev. Brooks Berndt of the First Congregational United Church of Christ continues his mission of social justice activism. He trained for and ran a marathon while carrying a child's backpack that symbolized the seven children killed by gun violence every day in the United States.
Vancouver Public Schools board members will attend the Design II Goal area team meeting at 10 a.m. today at the Robert C. Bates Center for Educational Leadership, 2921 Falk Road. No formal action will take place.
There are more than 1,100 homeless students in Clark County and, district officials across the county say, that number is on the rise. Statewide, the uptick tracks a similar trajectory. There are more than 27,000 homeless students in Washington, a 9,000-student increase in the past five years.
Vancouver school board members will meet in a work session at 3:30 p.m. today at Lewis & Clark High School, 2901 General Anderson Ave., to discuss the school's flexible learning model. The meeting is public, but no formal action will take place.