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Susan Parrish

education reporter

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Recent Stories

Camas softball coach put on administrative leave

By Susan Parrish and Paul Valencia April 23, 2015 7:07 p.m.

A science teacher and varsity softball coach at Camas High School was placed on administrative leave Wednesday while Camas School District officials conduct an investigation.

Students big, small bond over books

By Susan Parrish April 22, 2015 6 a.m.

BATTLE GROUND — Atticus Tatum, 26, settled into a short chair in the library at Captain Strong Primary in Battle Ground. Clutching library books, third-graders David Josephson and Ian Ebinger, both 9, sat in chairs across from him.

Community summit tackles college access

By Susan Parrish April 21, 2015 6 a.m.

When Katherine Rodela told her high school counselor she planned to attend a four-year university, the counselor suggested she set her sights on community college instead. Her parents hadn't gone to college, the counselor said. She might not fit in on a university campus.

Clark College, Hudson's Bay locked down

By Patty Hastings and Susan Parrish April 20, 2015 2:37 p.m.

Police activity near Clark College and Hudson’s Bay High School briefly locked down both campuses Monday afternoon.

School districts transitioning to all-day kindergarten

By Susan Parrish April 20, 2015 6 a.m.

It's been a long time since kindergarten was synonymous with nap time, graham crackers, stories and playtime. Today's kindergarten classrooms are more academic than ever.

Friendship blossoms at Clark College Sakura Festival

By Susan Parrish April 16, 2015 9:12 p.m.

Vancouver celebrated the 10th annual Sakura Festival at Clark College under deep blue skies and pale pink cherry blossoms Thursday afternoon.

Skyview students go inside the noggin

By Susan Parrish April 16, 2015 7:23 p.m.

Angela Gonzalez experienced a homecoming at Skyview High School on Thursday morning.

20 area schools earn achievement awards

By Susan Parrish April 14, 2015 6 a.m.

Twenty Clark County schools have earned Washington Achievement Awards for 2014. The 401 recipients across the state are the highest performing schools based on three years of academic information as reported in the Washington Achievement Index.

WSUV balloon project switches to Plan B

By Susan Parrish April 12, 2015 8:20 p.m.

Learning to "go with the flow" seems an appropriate lesson for electrical engineering students learning to design smooth-flowing electrical circuits.

Study helping scientists learn to mute drug memories

By Susan Parrish April 11, 2015 6 a.m.

One day, drug abuse may be less compulsive and users may be able to resist seeking another hit.

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