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The City of Vancouver approved an interlocal agreement with Vancouver Public Schools on Monday night that would reimburse the district for a three-year pilot program providing after-school tutoring for students experiencing learning loss. The funding comes from American Rescue Plan Act funds that were dedicated to the Fourth Plain area in 2021.

Vancouver funds tutoring program aimed at addressing learning loss in at-risk communities

The City of Vancouver approved an interlocal agreement with Vancouver Public Schools on Monday night that would reimburse the district for a three-year pilot program providing after-school tutoring for students experiencing learning loss. The funding comes from American Rescue Plan Act funds that were dedicated to the Fourth Plain area in 2021.

January 9, 2024, 5:36pm Clark County News

The city of Vancouver will pay Vancouver Public Schools up to $500,000 to support a three-year after-school tutoring program at elementary schools in the Fourth Plain corridor. Read story

A vehicle forthe Ridgefield School District.

Ridgefield schools to try construction bond on April ballot as district enrollment continues to increase

A vehicle forthe Ridgefield School District.

January 6, 2024, 6:02am Clark County News

The Ridgefield School District is preparing to ask voters for as much as $199 million to address severe overcrowding. Voters have turned down bond measures five times in the past five years. Read story

Battle Ground schools plan levy presentations

January 6, 2024, 5:03am Clark County News

Battle Ground Public Schools is hosting a series of community presentations about the capital levy running on the Feb. 13 special election ballot. Voters will have a chance to ask questions of district leaders about the levy and why it’s being run. Read story

49th District lawmakers to host town hall Saturday

January 5, 2024, 6:51pm Clark County News

Lawmakers from the 49th Legislative District will host a town hall at 11 a.m. Saturday to discuss local and state issues ahead of the 2024 legislative session, which begins Monday. Read story

Vancouver Public Schools&rsquo; bus system has struggled to get students to school on time.

Vancouver Public Schools alters routes after buses arrived at some schools an hour late

Vancouver Public Schools&rsquo; bus system has struggled to get students to school on time.

January 5, 2024, 6:05am Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools made comprehensive changes to school bus routes across the district over the winter break, citing a need to “improve (the district’s) consistency with arrival times to school.” Read story

Colton Minich, 10, feeds a carrot to therapy llama Beni at a Dec. 13 party at Dorothy Fox Elementary School in Camas. The Camas School District Special Education Parent-Teacher-Student Organization formed last year and offers support for parents and hosts events tailored to special education students and their families.

Camas parents of kids with special needs form group to find community, support, events where families feel welcome and comfortable

Colton Minich, 10, feeds a carrot to therapy llama Beni at a Dec. 13 party at Dorothy Fox Elementary School in Camas. The Camas School District Special Education Parent-Teacher-Student Organization formed last year and offers support for parents and hosts events tailored to special education students and their families.

December 22, 2023, 6:03am Clark County News

Heather Dehghan said she sometimes doesn’t feel comfortable taking her son, Nova, to regular school events. Read story

Community Foundation for Southwest Washington open 2024 scholarship applications

December 19, 2023, 5:37am Clark County News

The Community Foundation for Southwest Washington has opened online applications for its 2024 scholarship cycle. Read story

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FAFSA changes create delays for students seeking to apply for financial aid at Washington State University Vancouver, Clark College, other schools

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December 12, 2023, 6:52pm Clark County News

Thousands of students at Washington State University and Clark College depend on federal financial aid. This year, the Department of Education is making several changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid — better known as the FAFSA. Read story

The Vancouver School of Arts and Academics is pictured May 1, 2020.

Vancouver School of Arts and Academics switches to lottery admission

The Vancouver School of Arts and Academics is pictured May 1, 2020.

December 11, 2023, 7:05pm Clark County News

Vancouver School of Arts and Academics, the biggest magnet school in Vancouver Public Schools, is changing its application process from a merit-based approach to a lottery system. Read story

Ridgefield High School student Keaira Farley, right, hands a stamp to Windy Hills Winery director of events Ashley Miller on Tuesday during a pitch meeting for the students&rsquo; &ldquo;Ridgefield Passport&rdquo; idea at the winery in Ridgefield. The students said the project is not only an opportunity to provide a service for local businesses, but it helps them practice their marketing and business skills.

Student project aims to help businesses stand out, customers save with ‘Ridgefield Passport’

Ridgefield High School student Keaira Farley, right, hands a stamp to Windy Hills Winery director of events Ashley Miller on Tuesday during a pitch meeting for the students&rsquo; &ldquo;Ridgefield Passport&rdquo; idea at the winery in Ridgefield. The students said the project is not only an opportunity to provide a service for local businesses, but it helps them practice their marketing and business skills.

December 8, 2023, 6:04am Business

Ridgefield is one of the fastest growing cities in Washington, according to the most recent available data. The growth has been a blessing and a challenge for local businesses: There are more local customers than ever before, but how do they get their attention? Read story