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8 Clark County school districts push for online classes in fall

July 29, 2020, 4:04pm Clark County News

Eight Clark County school districts have collectively recommended a remote start to the 2020-2021 school year as cases of the novel coronavirus continue to spread. Read story

Camas chalk murals defaced, repeatedly removed

July 29, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

Several public chalk drawings supporting the Black Lives Matter movement over the past month in Camas have either been defaced or scrubbed away entirely, creating a game of whack-a-mole between… Read story

Woodland schools leaders recommend distance learning

August 4, 2020, 5:55am Clark County News

Woodland Public Schools leaders joined Cowlitz County school district and health officials in recommending a remote start to the school year. Read story

Clark County school districts weigh remote learning for fall

July 29, 2020, 10:26am Clark County News

Two of Clark County’s largest districts are gearing up to start the school year remotely, a move that now seems all but inevitable as districts in the region announce their plans to do so. Read story

Vancouver Public Schools creates 4 jobs to aid diversity, equity, inclusion initiative

July 28, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools announced the creation of four new positions it says will expand the district’s recently announced diversity, equity and inclusion initiative. Read story

Battle Ground school board selects new District 5 director

July 28, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

BATTLE GROUND -- The Battle Ground Public Schools Board of Directors selected Jackie Maddux to fill the District 5 director position vacated by Tina Lambert, who resigned earlier this year. Maddux was sworn in on June 22. Read story

Washington State University Vancouver fall classes will be online

July 27, 2020, 4:35pm Clark County News

Less than a week ago, Washington State University Vancouver officials were showing students in a video conference what their smaller, socially-distanced classes would look like come August. Read story

School-closure culture clash, sex-ed repeal part of Washington state schools chief race

July 27, 2020, 6:04am Editor's Choice

Three of the five challengers running against incumbent Chris Reykdal in the race to become Washington state’s next schools chief questioned the decision to shut school down last spring because of the coronavirus -- though it was Gov. Jay Inslee, not Reykdal, who ordered the closure. Read story

To make education equitable, policy won’t cut it. Educators need ‘courage to act’

July 26, 2020, 12:01pm Latest News

Susan Enfield had an ambitious goal: End out-of-school suspensions, a practice that’s particularly harmful for most students of color at Highline schools. And it worked to some extent, at least for a couple of years. Read story

NAACP Vancouver, LULAC join call for schools to remain online to start fall

July 26, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

The local chapters of the NAACP and League of United Latin American Citizens have joined those advocating for school to remain online to start the fall semester. Read story