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Clark College hosting Running Start info nights over Zoom

January 15, 2021, 6:03am Clark County News

Clark College will host the first of four Virtual Running Start Information Nights for students and their families who want to know more about earning college credit while fulfilling their high school graduation requirements for fall 2021. Read story

A vial with the COVID-19 vaccine is pictured at PeaceHealth Urgent Care Memorial on Tuesday morning, December 22, 2020.

Vancouver, Evergreen schools chiefs call for early vaccinations for teachers, school staff

A vial with the COVID-19 vaccine is pictured at PeaceHealth Urgent Care Memorial on Tuesday morning, December 22, 2020.

January 12, 2021, 1:55pm Clark County News

The school superintendents of Clark County’s two largest districts are calling on Gov. Jay Inslee and state Department of Health leaders to give higher COVID-19 vaccine prioritization to educators and school personnel — before they return to the classroom. Read story

Barriers to getting GED compounded by COVID

January 10, 2021, 6:00am Latest News

SEATTLE — In December, Aisha Gonzalez lived for her 18th birthday, for its promise to unlock her future. Read story

Evergreen Public Schools employees union treasurer accused of stealing $70,000

January 9, 2021, 4:12pm Clark County News

The former treasurer of an Evergreen Public Schools employee union has been accused of stealing $70,000 from the union’s bank account and spending the money on gambling and shopping. Read story

The Vancouver Public Schools Administrative Services building.

Vancouver Public Schools announces plan for return to in-person schooling

The Vancouver Public Schools Administrative Services building.

January 8, 2021, 2:15pm Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Steve Webb plans to propose a timeline at Tuesday's school board meeting that would have students in all elementary grades moving to twice-a-week, in-person learning by Feb. 1, the district announced Friday. Read story

Violent protesters, loyal to President Donald Trump, storm the Capitol on Wednesday in Washington. It was a stunning day as a number of lawmakers and then the mob of protesters tried to overturn America's presidential election, undercut the nation's democracy and keep Democrat Joe Biden from replacing Trump in the White House.

Clark County teachers address U.S. Capitol chaos as unfolding history

Violent protesters, loyal to President Donald Trump, storm the Capitol on Wednesday in Washington. It was a stunning day as a number of lawmakers and then the mob of protesters tried to overturn America's presidential election, undercut the nation's democracy and keep Democrat Joe Biden from replacing Trump in the White House.

January 7, 2021, 8:26pm Clark County News

One day after pro-Trump supporters breached the U.S. Capitol building in an attempt to stop Congress from certifying that President-elect Joe Biden won the election, Mountain View High School history teacher Dan Larson put a pause on a World War I unit in favor of current history unfolding. Read story

Washington’s GED completions are down by half. The test changed amid COVID-19, but did it go far enough?

January 6, 2021, 11:30am Latest News

In December, Aisha Gonzalez lived for her 18th birthday, for its promise to unlock her future. Read story

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Battle Ground primary schools to reopen for classes Feb. 1

(The Columbian files)

January 5, 2021, 4:19pm Clark County News

All primary students in Battle Ground Public Schools will return to the classroom for in-person instruction on Feb. 1. Read story

School nurses key to reopening schools, but new research shows equity gaps in Washington

January 5, 2021, 10:20am Latest News

Just as a slew of Washington school districts are planning to bring more students back into buildings this year, a new study from University of Washington researchers suggests that many districts are short of school nurses, who will play a critical role in developing pandemic-related health and safety plans and… Read story

Mountain View High School junior Makaila Inoncilo, 16, foreground, joins fellow leadership student Nancy Flores, 16, also a junior, while creating a mural with a positive message. The murals created by the leadership students will be displayed on campus.

Mountain View High School student groups design, paint motivational murals

Mountain View High School junior Makaila Inoncilo, 16, foreground, joins fellow leadership student Nancy Flores, 16, also a junior, while creating a mural with a positive message. The murals created by the leadership students will be displayed on campus.

January 5, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

Got paint? Mountain View High School students will make plywood pretty. Read story