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More than 1,300 people, including current students, have signed a petition calling for the replacement of the chieftain mascot at Columbia River High School, decrying it as a derogatory caricature.

Petition: Replace Columbia River High School mascot

More than 1,300 people, including current students, have signed a petition calling for the replacement of the chieftain mascot at Columbia River High School, decrying it as a derogatory caricature.

July 14, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

A renewed effort to replace Columbia River High School’s chieftain mascot has garnered support from students and alumni who decry the image of a Native American as derogatory. Read story

Clark College in Vancouver.

ICE order for international students raises alarm at Clark College

Clark College in Vancouver.

July 9, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

International students whose colleges are holding classes online-only this fall must either leave the country or face deportation, Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Monday. Read story

Camara Banfield  (The Columbian files)

Vancouver schools appoints chief criminal deputy prosecutor to replace Stoker

Camara Banfield  (The Columbian files)

July 1, 2020, 10:26am Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools’ directors unanimously appointed Camara Banfield, Clark County chief criminal deputy prosecutor, to the school board. Read story

Clark College student body president and new graduate Evans Kaame is pictured at Clark College in Vancouver.

Clark College grad overcomes denial to pursue his destiny

Clark College student body president and new graduate Evans Kaame is pictured at Clark College in Vancouver.

June 19, 2020, 6:30am Clark County News

Denied. Denied. Denied. That's what Evans Kaame, a 23-year-old Clark College graduate, watched in 2018 as he waited in line to apply for a student visa to the United States. Read story

Klarissa Hightower, Evergreen Public Schools' new executive director of equity and inclusion

Evergreen Public Schools hires equity, inclusion director

Klarissa Hightower, Evergreen Public Schools' new executive director of equity and inclusion

June 17, 2020, 11:37am Clark County News

Evergreen Public Schools on Tuesday announced the creation an executive director of equity and inclusion position tasked with supporting marginalized students; the district already has someone to step into the role. Read story

The CASEE building houses the district office for Battle Ground Public Schools.

Battle Ground adds resource officer as Portland schools rethink strategy

The CASEE building houses the district office for Battle Ground Public Schools.

June 13, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

As Portland Public Schools announced its intent to dismantle its school resource officer program, Battle Ground was celebrating the expansion of its own. Read story

The last day of school for students in Washington was  March 13, 2020.

Washington schools will reopen for in-person classes in the fall

The last day of school for students in Washington was  March 13, 2020.

June 11, 2020, 11:17am Clark County News

Washington state’s message to families was clear Thursday: Schools will reopen for in-person instruction in the fall. And bring a mask. Read story

Union High School seniors Lauryn Lopez, left, and her twin sister Ashtyn look out the windows of their Vancouver home.

Clark County Class of 2020: Graduation, interrupted

Union High School seniors Lauryn Lopez, left, and her twin sister Ashtyn look out the windows of their Vancouver home.

June 7, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

On Friday, March 13, high school seniors in Clark County and across the state left their classrooms at the end of the day. Read story

The Vancouver Public Schools Administrative Services building.

Vancouver Public Schools seeks applicants for board seat

The Vancouver Public Schools Administrative Services building.

June 5, 2020, 5:23pm Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools is seeking applicants for the school board position vacated by Mark Stoker, who resigned after making comments decried as racist on social media. Read story

Options for reopening schools in Clark County, Washington come with complex questions of equity

June 4, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Health

As social distancing restrictions ease across Washington, the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction is preparing for how best to reopen schools come fall. Read story