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Pressure builds as Clark County school districts consider safety, needs of students

July 22, 2020, 7:39pm Clark County Health

As coronavirus cases in Clark County and across the state rise, pressure is mounting for school districts to issue a decision about how — and if — students can safely return to the classroom in the fall. Read story

Will a national movement demanding racial justice help expand ethnic studies in Washington?

July 21, 2020, 11:30am Latest News

Here’s the icebreaker: What do you wish you’d learned in school? Read story

Battle Ground schools detail changes

July 20, 2020, 4:52pm Clark County News

Battle Ground Public Schools announced administrative changes for the upcoming school year. Read story

Ridgefield School District gives bond measure another go

July 17, 2020, 6:05pm Clark County News

Voters in the Ridgefield School District have another chance to weigh in on funding for new school construction. Read story

Report: Various measures needed as Washington schools eye reopening

July 15, 2020, 6:31pm Latest News

OLYMPIA — A new report looking at the impact of opening Washington schools in the fall says that various measures — including masks and physical distancing — may be able to ensure that sending students back to the classroom doesn’t increase transmission of the coronavirus, but only if communitywide activity of COVID-19 remains low. Read story

Former Evergreen administrator to serve 300 days of work release for sex with student

July 14, 2020, 6:14pm Clark County News

A former associate principal at Evergreen High School was sentenced Tuesday in Clark County Superior Court to 300 days on work release for having sex with a student at the school. Read story

As government rescinds proposed rule, foreign students anxious

July 14, 2020, 6:04pm Clark County News

Senseless anxiety: that’s the only way Navraj LamiChhane can describe his mood for the past week. Read story

Public Health investigating tuberculosis case at Heritage

July 14, 2020, 2:39pm Clark County News

Clark County Public Health is investigating an active case of tuberculosis connected to Heritage High School; the likelihood of the disease spreading is low, according to the department. Read story

Amid push to reopen schools in fall, Clark County educators fear for health, safety

July 14, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

It’s been three years since first-grade teacher Carmela Lemon fell ill with a mysterious and persistent respiratory illness. Read story

Petition: Replace Columbia River High School mascot

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