In our world of evolving technology, older people can learn from the young and vice versa, and learning is easier if everyone is on the same page.
Gov. Jay Inslee visited two Vancouver Public School buildings Wednesday morning to hear about programs for mentoring new teachers and improving the graduation rate.
By Susan Parrish February 18, 2014 5:59 a.m.
Kris M. Henriksen, Sherri McMillan and Kristy Weaver will be recognized as women of achievement in Southwest Washington at the Iris Awards presented by Clark College on March 13 at the college's Gaiser Student Center, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way.
By Associated Press February 17, 2014 9:43 a.m.
PORTLAND — Portland Public Schools and the local teacher's union are scheduled to meet with the state mediator on Monday in hopes of avoiding a strike.
By KATHERINE LONG, The Seattle Times February 17, 2014 9:20 a.m.
SEATTLE — Western Washington University's Carver Gym was buzzing with fifth-grade energy one day in October, as nearly 900 students filed into the gym in the heart of the Bellingham campus.
By Stevie Mathieu February 16, 2014 8:34 p.m.
The sound of young talent filled the sanctuary of Trinity Lutheran Church Sunday afternoon in Vancouver.
By Susan Parrish February 16, 2014 6 a.m.
An Evergreen Public Schools educator has filed a lawsuit against the district. Elizabeth Uelmen, a teacher at Shahala Middle School, claims sexual harassment, gender discrimination, unlawful retaliatory adverse employment action, retaliatory adverse employment action for opposing an unfair practice and negligent and/or intentional infliction of emotional distress. She is claiming damages of not less than $4 million.
By The Columbian February 13, 2014 10:11 p.m.
Here are the results for the annual district mock trial tournament held Thursday at the Clark County Courthouse.
By KIMBERLY HEFLING, Associated Press February 13, 2014 2:26 p.m.
WASHINGTON — Small fees add up for college students using college-issued debit and prepaid cards, which are often used to draw financial aid, and congressional investigators on Thursday urged greater oversight of their use.These types of cards are becoming more common on campuses and double sometimes as a student ID card. They are popular with both college administrators and many students because of the convenience, but using a third-party financial provider can also save colleges and universities money as they offer services such as distributing financial aid or making tuition refunds.
By The Columbian February 13, 2014 5:59 a.m.
The board of Evergreen Public Schools will interview five candidates Feb. 19 for the open District 2 board position vacated when Joan Skelton resigned in December.
By TYLER URKE AND RYAN RUTLEDGE, Clark College Independent staff writers February 12, 2014 5:52 p.m.
Classes might seem bigger, parking might seem tougher and maybe you had to wait too long for your textbooks, but the reality is enrollment at Clark College is down. Clark County's gradually recovering economy is one reason that fewer students are in the classroom, according to one Clark College official.
By The Columbian February 12, 2014 6 a.m.
Camas and Evergreen school districts are among 16 in the state chosen to take part in a Centers for Disease Control project to improve sexual health education. The districts were selected by the state's Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.
By Stevie Mathieu February 11, 2014 9:40 p.m.
Voters approved two Washougal School District levies, one to pay for new technologies and the other to pay for school maintenance and operations, according to preliminary results for today's special election.
By Susan Parrish February 11, 2014 7:59 p.m.
Parents beware: An anonymous Twitter account set up Feb. 6 to log the alleged sexual experiences of Clark County teens is gaining momentum. The account had 3,711 followers and 1,471 tweets had been posted as of 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
By Stevie Mathieu February 11, 2014 3:51 p.m.
A student was detained today at Chief Umtuch Middle School after he brought a folding knife to school grounds, according to officials with the city of Battle Ground.
By Associated Press February 11, 2014 10:45 a.m.
PULLMAN — Civil service employees at Washington State University will receive a one-time, 4 percent increase of base salary.