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New teacher revels in 1st day

Sep 3, 2015

Most of Clark County's 81,000 public school students returned to school Wednesday.

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Ridgefield High choir singing with heart

Sep 3, 2015

RIDGEFIELD -- Bob Meek knows what love is. It's rejoining his wife, family and students in the wake of a life-threatening heart condition. Having those…

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School bus is a signal for safety

Sep 3, 2015

Drivers are surprised by how many, hurrying, fail to notice "a big yellow box"

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Clark College speaker to reflect on life, death

September 2, 2015, 10:27 PM

International lecturer and Buddhist teacher Frank Ostaseski is giving a free talk, "Five Invitations: Lessons from the Dying on Living Fully," from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Clark College. The talk is sponsored by Community Home Health & Hospice, which offers health care and bereavement services in Southwest Washington.

WSUV station hosts community radio show

September 2, 2015, 9:39 PM

Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt is the guest on the "Between Two Friends" radio show from 2 to 3 p.m. today on KOUG Radio, the student-operated radio station at Washington State University Vancouver. Listeners may e-mail questions for Leavitt to betweentwofriendsvancouver@gmail.com/.

New teacher revels in 1st day

September 2, 2015, 8:59 PM

Most of Clark County's 81,000 public school students returned to school Wednesday.

Ridgefield High choir singing with heart

September 2, 2015, 7:01 PM

RIDGEFIELD -- Bob Meek knows what love is. It's rejoining his wife, family and students in the wake of a life-threatening heart condition. Having those students share a hometown stage with a world-famous rock band on Friday night should prove pretty cool too.

Classes start at Vancouver schools

September 2, 2015, 6:00 AM

The 2015-2016 school year begins today in Vancouver Public Schools. The projected K-12 enrollment is 22,696 students. This projection does not anticipate a significant change in enrollment from last school year. The district hired about 183 new teachers, counselors, psychologists and other certificated staff members. This represents an increase in hiring over last school year.

ESD 112 grant will run learning centers in Gorge

September 2, 2015, 6:00 AM

Vancouver-based Educational Service District 112 has received a $292,600 grant to help students in three Columbia Gorge schools.

School bus is a signal for safety

September 2, 2015, 1:03 AM

Drivers are surprised by how many, hurrying, fail to notice "a big yellow box"

Evergreen schools start Wednesday

September 1, 2015, 6:00 AM

The 2015-2016 school year will begin Wednesday for thousands of kids in Southwest Washington, including more than 26,000 students in Evergreen Public Schools.

Students feeling free at Tacoma’s 1st charter high school

August 31, 2015, 6:00 AM

Self-determination vital component at Summit Olympus High School

Teacher contracts still being negotiated across Washington

August 30, 2015, 2:33 PM

SEATTLE -- As parents do their back-to-school shopping, some teachers across the state are still negotiating their contracts.

Washington schools scramble to fill special education slots

August 29, 2015, 3:23 PM

SEATTLE -- Only a few days remain until the school year begins, and many Washington districts still haven't filled special education teaching jobs.

Most students return to school next week

August 28, 2015, 4:31 PM

Fort Vancouver teacher honored by ESD 112

August 27, 2015, 5:00 PM

Bethany Rivard, an English language arts teacher at Fort Vancouver High School, has been named Educational Service District 112 Teacher of the Year.

Common Core: 21 Oregon districts miss mark for test taking

August 27, 2015, 5:00 PM

PORTLAND — Twenty-one Oregon districts ranging from small to the state's largest failed to meet federal testing targets for Smarter Balanced assessments, according to state data.