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Program opens doors for dropouts

Nov 21, 2017

There’s a handwritten sign posted on a door at the Lieser Campus in Vancouver.

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Officials agree there’s more to be done on funding education

Nov 15, 2017

Wednesday's Washington Supreme Court ruling drew mixed reactions from local education leaders, though the theme of each was consistent: There's still work to be done…

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Supreme Court: There's more work to do on education funding

Nov 15, 2017

OLYMPIA — The Washington Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that while lawmakers have made progress in a multiyear effort to fully fund basic education, they are…

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Is it enough? State Supreme Court hears school funding case

October 24, 2017, 4:10 PM

OLYMPIA — Attorneys for the state of Washington told the state Supreme Court Tuesday they have complied with a court mandate to fully fund the state's basic education system, calling recent legislation a "sea change," but an attorney for the coalition behind the long running lawsuit disagreed and asked the court to force the Legislature to amend their most recent efforts.

WSU announces budget cuts to deal with $30M deficit

October 24, 2017, 9:22 AM

SPOKANE -- Washington State University is announcing big budget cuts to reduce an estimated $30 million annual deficit.

Battle Ground school board puts bond on ballot

October 23, 2017, 10:05 PM

Battle Ground school district voters will, for the second time in as many years, have a chance to cast their vote for a school bond that would build new schools and replace aging facilities.

Battle Ground school board to vote on bond proposal

October 22, 2017, 5:01 PM

Voters in the Battle Ground school district could again consider a school bond to replace and repair aging facilities — this time with a higher price tag than requested last year.

On night watch at Clark College

October 22, 2017, 6:01 AM

“Hi there, how are you doing?” asks Clark College campus security officer Eben Ayers as he strides toward two men leaning against traveling backpacks, the fabric of the packs worn and the men’s faces weary. They were resting between the fencing of the soccer field and bushes that line the purple parking lot on a recent Friday about 9 p.m.

WSUV professor authors book on slavery

October 22, 2017, 6:00 AM

France probably isn’t the first country to pop into your mind when you think of nations with a convoluted and ugly history of slavery, but a new book by Vancouver author Sue Peabody may change that.

Vancouver Public Schools hosts Future U fair

October 22, 2017, 5:59 AM

Vancouver Public Schools on Wednesday will host its second annual Future U fair, a free event to help students plan for after graduation.

Seven drivers cited for out-of-state plates at Battle Ground schools

October 20, 2017, 4:20 PM

It was some parents’ turn to get in trouble at school early Friday morning.

Clark College to host cultural celebration in early November

October 20, 2017, 6:03 AM

Clark College will host "Educating for the Seventh Generation," a celebration of indigenous cultures, early next month.

WSUV students design interactive Academy app

October 19, 2017, 7:45 PM

Click by click, Ryan Schafte fine-tunes an animated 3-D model of a bell, glancing back at historical archival photos of Vancouver’s Providence Academy as he shrinks a feature here or adds a detail there.

West Coast teachers in housing crunch

October 18, 2017, 6:04 PM

In cities across the U.S., school districts are looking for creative ways to help teachers afford to live near their schools.

Clark College program: RAMP to success for students

October 18, 2017, 6:00 AM

At the almost-empty Columbia Tech Center on Saturday, four teams of Clark College students huddle over panels of components and tubes, scribbling on worksheets and taking measurements.

Evergreen Public Schools launches bond survey

October 18, 2017, 5:59 AM

Residents within the Evergreen Public Schools boundaries are encouraged to comment on a potential construction bond package.

Campaign trail: Hockinson school board

October 18, 2017, 5:59 AM

Hockinson School District Citizens Advisory Committee will host a Meet the Candidates night where district residents can meet the four candidates for two open spots on the school board.

Four candidates run for two seats on Evergreen School board

October 16, 2017, 6:01 AM

Evergreen Public Schools is in a period of transition, and voters next month will have their say in who helps lead that change.