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Clark County children can get free breakfast and lunch this summer

June 12, 2024, 6:01am Clark County News

Schools across Clark County will close their doors for summer break this week, but there are still several locations where children can access free daily breakfasts and lunches. Read story

Evergreen, Vancouver district eighth-graders lag behind state in math scores

June 11, 2024, 2:53pm Clark County News

The latest standardized testing data available for Clark County’s students reveals eighth graders are struggling at similar rates in both English and math. Read story

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

Vancouver Schools of Arts and Academics will limit cellphones in classrooms; district could follow suit as it looks at issue this summer

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

June 19, 2024, 2:55pm Clark County News

The Vancouver School of Arts and Academics sent out a notice to families last week that it will adopt a new policy to limit classroom cellphone use next school year. Read story

Burton Elementary School students wave goodbye at faculty and staff Tuesday in Vancouver on the last day of school in Evergreen Public Schools.

Out for summer: Elated students celebrate end to the school year in Clark County

Burton Elementary School students wave goodbye at faculty and staff Tuesday in Vancouver on the last day of school in Evergreen Public Schools.

June 18, 2024, 5:55pm Clark County News

“There’s no rules anymore!” screamed an excited young student who made a beeline for his school bus. Read story

Clark College&rsquo;s main campus went into lockdown after reports of a stabbing on May 14.

Clark College faculty expressed concerns over campus safety before May stabbing

Clark College&rsquo;s main campus went into lockdown after reports of a stabbing on May 14.

June 15, 2024, 6:03am Clark County News

Clark College faculty leaders had repeatedly expressed concerns to school administration about campus safety issues months before a college employee was stabbed in the neck in May. Read story

At right, Cheyenne and Lakota artist and activist Roben White and Portland State University Indigenous traditional ecological and cultural knowledge coordinator Emma Johnson stick shovels in the ground Wednesday during a ceremonial groundbreaking for a new Indigenous Traditional Ecological Knowledge Garden at Washington State University Vancouver. The garden is intended to link education in agriculture with lessons in the history of Southwest Washington.

WSU Vancouver students to cultivate indigenous plants in garden for ‘all the tomorrows’

At right, Cheyenne and Lakota artist and activist Roben White and Portland State University Indigenous traditional ecological and cultural knowledge coordinator Emma Johnson stick shovels in the ground Wednesday during a ceremonial groundbreaking for a new Indigenous Traditional Ecological Knowledge Garden at Washington State University Vancouver. The garden is intended to link education in agriculture with lessons in the history of Southwest Washington.

June 13, 2024, 6:04am Clark County News

A large, new garden space for both student and community use is coming to Washington State University Vancouver’s campus. Read story

Ayub Mohamed, 7, gets help from volunteer tutor Esmeralda Jimenez, 13, while Olivia Elaydo, 7, and Eden Pollard, 6, work on math problems during a summer tutoring program with School Connect WA at Dearborn Park International Elementary School in Seattle on July 28, 2023.

72% of Washington eighth-graders not proficient in math, report shows

Ayub Mohamed, 7, gets help from volunteer tutor Esmeralda Jimenez, 13, while Olivia Elaydo, 7, and Eden Pollard, 6, work on math problems during a summer tutoring program with School Connect WA at Dearborn Park International Elementary School in Seattle on July 28, 2023.

June 11, 2024, 2:24pm Latest News

Most Washington K-12 students failed to meet basic math and reading proficiency standards in recent years, according to a new report. Read story

Young innovators: No challenge is too big for Clark County grads

June 8, 2024, 6:14am Clark County News

Amid the chaotic balancing act of being a high-schooler — passing classes, making friends, keeping those friends, having a job and figuring out what comes next — there’s often not a lot of time to keep a passion project on the side. Read story

Washougal School Board President Angela Hancock, left, speaks during a school board meeting April 30. Hancock will resign from the board effective June 12.

Washougal school board president stepping down

Washougal School Board President Angela Hancock, left, speaks during a school board meeting April 30. Hancock will resign from the board effective June 12.

June 8, 2024, 6:10am Clark County News

Washougal school board President Angela Hancock will step down from the board later this month for personal reasons. Read story

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Why some WA students are still waiting for college financial aid

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June 6, 2024, 7:44am Latest News

After months of confronting glitching forms, reporting errors and reprocessing efforts, Washington colleges have finally handed off financial aid award letters to thousands of students. Read story