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Program opens doors for dropouts

Nov 21, 2017

There’s a handwritten sign posted on a door at the Lieser Campus in Vancouver.

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Officials agree there’s more to be done on funding education

Nov 15, 2017

Wednesday's Washington Supreme Court ruling drew mixed reactions from local education leaders, though the theme of each was consistent: There's still work to be done…

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Supreme Court: There's more work to do on education funding

Nov 15, 2017

OLYMPIA — The Washington Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that while lawmakers have made progress in a multiyear effort to fully fund basic education, they are…

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Grants fund coding, robotics for kids

November 23, 2017, 6:05 AM

A new round of state grants will fund robots, coding classes for special education students and teacher training across Southwest Washington.

Program opens doors for dropouts

November 21, 2017, 6:05 AM

There’s a handwritten sign posted on a door at the Lieser Campus in Vancouver.

PNNL device can quickly alert law during school shootings

November 20, 2017, 9:14 AM

RICHLAND — A small device developed at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland could make the difference between life and death for some when a shooter opens fire in a public place.

WSUV professor enters race for 3rd Congressional District seat

November 17, 2017, 7:00 PM

LONGVIEW — The race for Southwest Washington’s 3rd Congressional District just got a little more crowded.

Teen girl struck by car expected to fully recover

November 16, 2017, 7:23 PM

The teenage girl who was struck and injured in a crosswalk Wednesday is expected to make a full recovery, her cousin said.

Parents sue Oregon school district over transgender policy

November 16, 2017, 2:27 PM

PORTLAND — Parents at a rural Oregon high school have filed a federal lawsuit over the school district's policy to allow a transgender male student to use the boys' locker room and bathroom, mirroring a similar civil action in Illinois that did not survive a legal challenge.

Officials agree there’s more to be done on funding education

November 15, 2017, 6:50 PM

Wednesday's Washington Supreme Court ruling drew mixed reactions from local education leaders, though the theme of each was consistent: There's still work to be done to fully fund public education.

Supreme Court: There’s more work to do on education funding

November 15, 2017, 2:34 PM

OLYMPIA — The Washington Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that while lawmakers have made progress in a multiyear effort to fully fund basic education, they are not on track to meet next year’s deadline and will remain in contempt of court.

Evergreen Public Schools seeks $695 million bond issue

November 14, 2017, 8:35 PM

The county’s largest school district will ask voters to approve a $695 million school bond issue next year.

Report: 50,000 preschoolers suspended in ’16

November 12, 2017, 6:05 AM

On every school day in 2016, some 250 preschool children across the country were suspended or expelled for bad behavior, according to a new analysis of national data, and black children were more than twice as likely to be affected than other children.

Mr. Fechter’s family: Fruit Valley’s principal guides more than a school

November 12, 2017, 6:00 AM

It’s the first day of school, and at Fruit Valley Community Learning Center, Principal Matthew Fechter is sitting with a second-grade student.

Art, science take flight at VSAA

November 11, 2017, 6:00 AM

People obviously were meant to fly. A series of startlingly atmospheric performances next week at Vancouver School of Arts and Academics will explore the many ways they accomplish it.

Projects teach students about efforts to go green

November 10, 2017, 7:54 PM

A cluster of Gaiser Middle School eighth-graders watched intently at plastic objects floating or sinking in a container filled with water at Clark College.

Vancouver district finalizes graduations

November 10, 2017, 6:03 AM

Vancouver Public Schools finalized its graduation schedule for 2018.

School incumbents Bocanegra, Stoker likely to keep seats

November 7, 2017, 10:51 PM

Continuity reigned supreme in two school board races in Clark County’s largest school districts, Evergreen and Vancouver Public Schools.