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Federal and state funding for the Head Start program and related groups — which provide early learning child care and intervention services to at-risk youth and their families — have had to shut down a half dozen classrooms amid staffing shortages during the pandemic.

Head Start early learning short on staff in Southwest Washington

Federal and state funding for the Head Start program and related groups — which provide early learning child care and intervention services to at-risk youth and their families — have had to shut down a half dozen classrooms amid staffing shortages during the pandemic.

May 18, 2022, 7:01pm Clark County News

For more than 50 years, the Head Start program has provided critical early-learning intervention services to millions of children and their families across the country, including thousands here in Clark County. Read story

Ground-breaking set for new Clark College site

May 17, 2022, 6:01am Clark County News

Clark College is hosting a ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of its new Boschma Farms campus in Ridgefield at 2 p.m. on June 1. The final building concept for the campus is expected to cost $48 million and should be completed by the end of 2024. School officials hope that… Read story

In this photo taken Oct. 6, 2010, teacher Jamie Valadez talks in her Port Angeles High School classroom about paddling on a native canoe journey, in Port Angeles, Wash. Valadez, a member of the Klallam tribe that has lived along the nearby Elwah River for centuries, brings tribal history alive in her classroom. She says the same experience can be had in any school in America, using the ready-made Native American curricula just waiting on the Web for interested teachers.

After 7 years, Washington tribal history curriculum still not fully implemented

In this photo taken Oct. 6, 2010, teacher Jamie Valadez talks in her Port Angeles High School classroom about paddling on a native canoe journey, in Port Angeles, Wash. Valadez, a member of the Klallam tribe that has lived along the nearby Elwah River for centuries, brings tribal history alive in her classroom. She says the same experience can be had in any school in America, using the ready-made Native American curricula just waiting on the Web for interested teachers.

May 16, 2022, 6:02am Latest News

When Marjorie James was a young student, the only time she learned about Indigenous people was in lessons about the original settlers. In school, she never learned about Native leaders, healers, scientists, customs or cultures. Instead, Indigenous peoples and their unique histories were a passing footnote in her public school… Read story

The University Of Washington quad reopens in time for the cherry blossom bloom in March.

Washington universities struggle to serve all their students’ mental health needs. Here’s why

The University Of Washington quad reopens in time for the cherry blossom bloom in March.

May 16, 2022, 6:00am Health

David, a sophomore pre-med student at the University of Washington, was used to juggling a busy schedule: He was a wrestler, swimmer, and runner in high school and works 20 hours a week on top of a full course load. Read story

A crowd of students walk through the school's cafeteria to head toward their first class at View Ridge Middle School on May 4. The proposed levy wouldn't fund construction projects, rather it would provide funding for critical health services and student extracurricular programs.

Ridgefield School District to try replacement levy on Aug. 2

A crowd of students walk through the school's cafeteria to head toward their first class at View Ridge Middle School on May 4. The proposed levy wouldn't fund construction projects, rather it would provide funding for critical health services and student extracurricular programs.

May 14, 2022, 6:43pm Clark County News

The Ridgefield School District’s Board of Directors voted unanimously Tuesday night to put a replacement levy on the Aug. 2 primary and special election ballot. Read story

ESD 112 seeks director from Vancouver area

May 12, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

Educational Service District 112 is seeking applicants to fill the position of District 5 director following the death of Marilyn Koenninger, who served on the board for 34 years. Read story

Seventh-grader Iiaston Kory, 12, foreground, joins fellow students as they gather in the cafeteria at View Ridge Middle School before school earlier this month. District officials have identified the View Ridge complex, which shares space with Sunset Intermediate School, as perhaps the most crowded place in the district. Possible plans to alleviate overcrowding at the school include converting extracurricular spaces like the wrestling room and theater to new classrooms.

Ridgefield School District’s dilemma: More students, same space

Seventh-grader Iiaston Kory, 12, foreground, joins fellow students as they gather in the cafeteria at View Ridge Middle School before school earlier this month. District officials have identified the View Ridge complex, which shares space with Sunset Intermediate School, as perhaps the most crowded place in the district. Possible plans to alleviate overcrowding at the school include converting extracurricular spaces like the wrestling room and theater to new classrooms.

May 11, 2022, 6:39pm Clark County News

Following the Ridgefield School District’s fifth consecutive bond failure last month, district officials are weighing options of how to best move forward without the funds necessary to build a new elementary school. Read story

Vector of Coronavirus 2019-nCoV and Virus background with disease cells. COVID-19 Corona virus outbreaking and Pandemic medical health risk concept.

COVID-19 cases in Clark County schools more than double

Vector of Coronavirus 2019-nCoV and Virus background with disease cells. COVID-19 Corona virus outbreaking and Pandemic medical health risk concept.

May 11, 2022, 5:49pm Clark County Health

Clark County Schools reported 560 new cases of COVID-19 since last week, more than double the 268 new cases reported the week prior. Read story