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More than 94% of public school students in Washington learning remotely this fall, new data shows

September 1, 2020, 8:35am Latest News

More than 94% of Washington state public school kids beginning classes this month are doing so almost entirely remotely, according to new data from the state education department. Read story

As school starts remotely for the 2020-21 school year, students offer some advice to their teachers.

Clark County students wary of return to classes

As school starts remotely for the 2020-21 school year, students offer some advice to their teachers.

September 1, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

For thousands of Clark County students, it’s a first day of school like no other. Read story

Assistant head of school Courtney Thomlinson goes through safety procedures with teachers at the Gardner School of Arts and Sciences on Wednesday.

For many private school students in Clark County, it’s back to class

Assistant head of school Courtney Thomlinson goes through safety procedures with teachers at the Gardner School of Arts and Sciences on Wednesday.

August 30, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

Nonpublic schools cite smaller classes, engaged parents as they reopen doors Read story

Public Meetings

August 30, 2020, 6:03am Clark County News

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Battle Ground student receives bronze medal

August 29, 2020, 6:03am Community

BATTLE GROUND — Jameson Harpe, a senior at Battle Ground High School, was awarded the Sons of The American Revolution Bronze Medal and a certificate for his accomplishments while a member of the school’s Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program. The award was presented by the Fort Vancouver Chapter of The Sons of The American Revolution. One cadet from each area high school that has a JROTC program… Read story

A station is set up to screen visitors to Battle Ground High School for symptoms of COVID-19, as seen on Tuesday morning. Districts like Battle Ground are eligible for coronavirus relief funds to help cover the cost of responding to the pandemic, including the purchase of personal protective equipment and technology.

Battle Ground school officials approve furloughing 107 classified employees

A station is set up to screen visitors to Battle Ground High School for symptoms of COVID-19, as seen on Tuesday morning. Districts like Battle Ground are eligible for coronavirus relief funds to help cover the cost of responding to the pandemic, including the purchase of personal protective equipment and technology.

August 28, 2020, 5:40pm Clark County News

The Battle Ground Public Schools Board of Directors approved 107 furloughs of classified employees at a special meeting Friday. Read story

Washington students surveyed their peers. Here’s what their answers tell us about online learning, socializing and mental health

August 28, 2020, 11:30am Northwest

Making friends, understanding classes, taking the SATs. These are the general stressors many high school students face. On top of that, they’re dealing with the coronavirus pandemic and its impacts, namely, sudden school closures, social separation and hours of screen time instead of in-person instruction. Read story

Battle Ground schools to discuss staff cuts

August 28, 2020, 6:04am Clark County News

The Battle Ground Public Schools Board of Directors will meet at 4:30 p.m. today to discuss staff reduction among classified employees in light of a remote start to the school year. Read story

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Evergreen, union reach deal on remote teaching

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August 27, 2020, 5:57pm Clark County News

Evergreen Public Schools and its teachers union reached a deal Thursday allowing teachers to continue working from home so long as there are no students in their classroom to teach. Read story

Superintendent Mike Merlino opens up a public forum for community members to voice their input on the district budget reductions at Heritage High School in Vancouver on March 14, 2019.

Evergreen district to cut 475 classified positions due to budget cuts

Superintendent Mike Merlino opens up a public forum for community members to voice their input on the district budget reductions at Heritage High School in Vancouver on March 14, 2019.

August 25, 2020, 6:12pm Clark County News

Evergreen Public Schools will furlough 475 classified staff due to anticipated hits to the district's budget and the district's decision to open remotely for the fall. Read story