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Woodland High School seniors Rachel Young, left, and Ariana Vega, center, talk with their teacher Shari Conditt during their advanced government class at Woodland High School. Experts say allowing students to discuss controversial subjects in the classroom can build more critical readers, thinkers and voters.

Southwest Washington teachers tackle politics in the classroom

Woodland High School seniors Rachel Young, left, and Ariana Vega, center, talk with their teacher Shari Conditt during their advanced government class at Woodland High School. Experts say allowing students to discuss controversial subjects in the classroom can build more critical readers, thinkers and voters.

March 1, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

For a high school government teacher in 2020, there’s no telling what any given day will bring. Read story

The Ridgefield School District is giving a bond initiative a third try amid continued concerns about space at local schools. One suggestion may be to add more portables, such as the ones here at Union Ridge Elementary School.

Ridgefield School District retools bond

The Ridgefield School District is giving a bond initiative a third try amid continued concerns about space at local schools. One suggestion may be to add more portables, such as the ones here at Union Ridge Elementary School.

February 28, 2020, 4:30pm Clark County News

The Ridgefield School District hopes the third time will be the charm for its latest bond initiative. The school board voted unanimously Tuesday to send a construction measure back to voters on the April 28 ballot. Read story

Karin Edwards

Clark College names new president

Karin Edwards

February 21, 2020, 2:11pm Clark County News

Clark College has its next president: Karin Edwards, currently president at Portland Community College’s Cascade Campus. Read story

Carolyn"Suz" Clark-Bennett, died Tuesday evening in a two-vehicle collision on Northeast 78th Street in Hazel Dell. Clark-Bennett was an associate principal at Wind River Middle School and Stevenson High School, as well as the Skamania County Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition Coordinator.

Community mourns death of school administrator in Hazel Dell crash

Carolyn"Suz" Clark-Bennett, died Tuesday evening in a two-vehicle collision on Northeast 78th Street in Hazel Dell. Clark-Bennett was an associate principal at Wind River Middle School and Stevenson High School, as well as the Skamania County Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition Coordinator.

February 19, 2020, 8:20am Clark County News

A Stevenson-Carson School District administrator who died in a Hazel Dell car wreck Tuesday night was remembered as "larger than life" and always focused on doing "what's best for our kids." Read story

Ridgefield High School sophomore Koel Hibner, 16, center, helps keep the wood shop room in top shape while working with classmates during wood tech class Thursday afternoon. The district is considering converting the building where the wood shop is located into a warehouse space, which the district doesn't currently have.

Ridgefield school bond failing – barely

Ridgefield High School sophomore Koel Hibner, 16, center, helps keep the wood shop room in top shape while working with classmates during wood tech class Thursday afternoon. The district is considering converting the building where the wood shop is located into a warehouse space, which the district doesn't currently have.

February 15, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

Were it any other race, the Ridgefield School District’s latest school funding measure would have passed by a landslide. Read story

The Vancouver Public Schools Administrative Services building.

Vancouver, Washougal school levies passing

The Vancouver Public Schools Administrative Services building.

February 11, 2020, 10:15pm Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools declared a confident victory in its school levy campaign Tuesday night, though districts elsewhere in the region saw mixed results. Read story

Election results were released Tuesday.

Voter turnout low in Clark County heading into Election Day Feb. 11

Election results were released Tuesday.

February 9, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

Clark County voter turnout is predictably low heading into the weekend, with 23.8 percent of eligible voters thus far casting ballots. Read story

Randal Houle is on track to graduate in May from Washington State University Vancouver with a degree in English literature. Houle, here taking a break at the campus Jan. 10, was among the hundreds of thousands of Washingtonians who have some college but no degree. State agencies are targeting this population in an effort to improve college completion rates.

WSUV, other colleges help adults with some college but no degree

Randal Houle is on track to graduate in May from Washington State University Vancouver with a degree in English literature. Houle, here taking a break at the campus Jan. 10, was among the hundreds of thousands of Washingtonians who have some college but no degree. State agencies are targeting this population in an effort to improve college completion rates.

February 9, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

Colleges work to help adults who have postsecondary experience, but no bachelor’s Read story

Union High School cook Tatyana Guyvan, left, program volunteer Afsaneh Akhtarkhavari and Evergreen High School kitchen manager Oksana Karpenko serve the first course during the At Your Service program at Sunset Elementary School in Vancouver. The first course, a hearty vegetable minestrone, was a polarizing dish – after all, fifth-graders and vegetables don't always go together.

Vancouver elementary students treated to fine-dining etiquette lesson

Union High School cook Tatyana Guyvan, left, program volunteer Afsaneh Akhtarkhavari and Evergreen High School kitchen manager Oksana Karpenko serve the first course during the At Your Service program at Sunset Elementary School in Vancouver. The first course, a hearty vegetable minestrone, was a polarizing dish – after all, fifth-graders and vegetables don't always go together.

February 7, 2020, 7:41pm Clark County News

There are a few things to know when you’re sitting down for a formal meal, said Dinh Tran, senior director of dining services for Evergreen Public Schools. Always start with your silverware that’s farthest from the plate and work your way in. There’s no such thing as an oyster fork… Read story

Camas School District Superintendent Jeff Snell speaks to the media Friday afternoon about the resignation of Camas High School Principal Liza Sejkora.

Camas High School principal resigns after social media backlashvideo icon

Camas School District Superintendent Jeff Snell speaks to the media Friday afternoon about the resignation of Camas High School Principal Liza Sejkora.

February 7, 2020, 3:53pm Clark County News

Embattled Camas High School Principal Liza Sejkora has resigned following backlash to social media posts she made about former basketball star Kobe Bryant’s death. Read story