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Vancouver schools awarded $43M grant

May 28, 2016

Soon Vancouver Public Schools’ youngest students will have smaller class sizes, thanks to a nearly $43 million state grant. The district will build 88 additional…

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Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability

May 28, 2016

WASHINGTON — Proposed federal guidelines would allow states to decide how to use a mix of test scores, academic growth and other measures like chronic…

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Home study: An option in the middle

May 28, 2016

WOODLAND -- Eight middle school students were learning about electrical current in Annika Dukes' science class at Lewis River Academy.

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Camas School District: Elevated lead levels in fountain, sink

May 28, 2016, 5:59 AM

Two seldom-used water sources in two separate buildings in Camas School District have been found to contain elevated levels of lead, the district reported Friday.

Culture on Parade at Fort Vancouver

May 27, 2016, 5:39 PM

Hundreds of third- and fourth-graders from the Evergreen and Vancouver districts celebrated their diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds at the annual Children’s Cultural Parade on Friday at the Fort Vancouver National Site. The parade has been a highlight of spring since 2002, and the culmination of class work that talks about heritage and culture, and encourages children to explore their own family’s background.

State school for deaf gets a new superintendent

May 27, 2016, 6:02 AM

Jane Mulholland, superintendent at Washington School for the Deaf for the past eight years, is retiring.

Vancouver schools awarded $43M grant

May 26, 2016, 11:04 AM

Soon Vancouver Public Schools’ youngest students will have smaller class sizes, thanks to a nearly $43 million state grant. The district will build 88 additional classrooms in its elementary schools to allow for smaller class sizes in kindergarten through third grade.

Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability

May 26, 2016, 10:05 AM

WASHINGTON — Proposed federal guidelines would allow states to decide how to use a mix of test scores, academic growth and other measures like chronic absenteeism to identify failing schools and children who are struggling the most.

Roosevelt celebrates Friendship Day

May 26, 2016, 6:02 AM

Vancouver — Eleanor Roosevelt Elementary School students, who hail from 47 countries and speak 25 languages, will celebrate International Friendship Day at an assembly at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the school, 2921 Falk Road.

Home study: An option in the middle

May 25, 2016, 6:03 AM

WOODLAND -- Eight middle school students were learning about electrical current in Annika Dukes' science class at Lewis River Academy.

Clark College trustees to meet on Wednesday

May 24, 2016, 8:34 PM

The Clark College board of trustees will hold a general board meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday in the Gaiser Community Room, GHL 213, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way.

Clark County schools still testing water for lead

May 24, 2016, 5:29 PM

Clark County school districts are still in the process of testing drinking water for elevated lead content after several Tacoma schools reported high lead content in school water last month and alarming lead levels were reported in the city water supply in Flint, Mich., earlier this year.

Battle Ground schools announce administrative changes

May 24, 2016, 6:00 AM

Battle Ground Public Schools announced administrative changes for the 2016-17 school year. The administrators will begin their new positions July 1.

Law to reduce detention of noncriminal children

May 23, 2016, 12:30 PM

TACOMA — School districts throughout Washington will soon need to do more to help truant kids before sending them to court to answer to a judge.

Advisory committee to recommend new Ridgefield schools, more classrooms

May 23, 2016, 6:06 AM

It’s no secret that Ridgefield’s population is growing, and city and school officials now have the task of figuring out where to put everyone.

Clark College awaits further approval of second baccalaureate program

May 23, 2016, 6:04 AM

Clark College is seeking approval to add a second baccalaureate program next year.

Washougal School District hires three principals

May 22, 2016, 6:00 AM

Washougal School District announced the hiring of three new principals, all starting June 1.

Hazel Dell Parade of Bands beats the rain, barely

May 21, 2016, 6:35 PM

The last group turned off the end of the parade route on Northeast 78th Street just as the rain started to fall, finishing off the 52nd annual Hazel Dell Parade of Bands.