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SW Washington State Educators United holding rally today

January 29, 2021, 5:59am Clark County Health

SW Washington State Educators United, a grassroots group of local educators, plans to hold a car rally to "Support Safe Schools For Everyone" and memorial for educators and students lost to COVID-19 today. Read story

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal talks to the media about the decision to close schools in three counties in response to COVID-19, Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Olympia, Wash. All public and private K-12 schools in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties will be closed for six weeks, and Gov. Jay Inslee said there could be closures in more counties soon.

OSPI to unveil ‘bold plan’ to vaccinate teachers, school staff

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal talks to the media about the decision to close schools in three counties in response to COVID-19, Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Olympia, Wash. All public and private K-12 schools in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties will be closed for six weeks, and Gov. Jay Inslee said there could be closures in more counties soon.

January 28, 2021, 7:23pm Health

The Washington Office of Public Instruction and Kaiser Permanente are poised to announce a “bold plan” to vaccinate the state’s teachers and staff, they announced Thursday. Read story

Washington House passes graduation waiver measure

January 28, 2021, 11:13am Latest News

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington House has approved a bill that would waive some graduation requirements for individual students during a state of emergency. Read story

Kindergartner Camila Huesos-Delgado works on a math assignment while teacher Jessica Roth helps at Captain Strong Primary School in Battle Ground.

Battle Ground, Camas school districts ask voters to pass replacement levies

Kindergartner Camila Huesos-Delgado works on a math assignment while teacher Jessica Roth helps at Captain Strong Primary School in Battle Ground.

January 27, 2021, 5:03pm Clark County News

Battle Ground and Camas school districts will turn to voters Feb. 9 to help continue funding various school programs and amenities. Read story

Students work on computers in the existing TEAM High School portable in Woodland on Jan. 22.

Donation buys second portable classroom for Woodland’s TEAM high school

Students work on computers in the existing TEAM High School portable in Woodland on Jan. 22.

January 27, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

LONGVIEW — When most students return to Woodland’s TEAM high school, it won’t seem roomier just because the chairs and tables are spaced out. The building really will be larger, thanks to a donation from the John Moffitt Charitable Foundation, and that’s given teachers room for their visions for the… Read story

Clark College’s State of the College address airs Thursday

January 26, 2021, 6:03am Clark County News

Clark College President Dr. Karin Edwards will share the college's vision, challenges and accomplishments at her first State of the College address on Thursday. Read story

Sophomore Eboni Morris, 15, joins fellow students while working on homework in person at Legacy High School on Tuesday morning.

Distance learning has many Clark County students not making the grade

Sophomore Eboni Morris, 15, joins fellow students while working on homework in person at Legacy High School on Tuesday morning.

January 24, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

An alarming number of Clark County high school students are on track to fail classes when the first semester ends this week, bolstering evidence that distance education on computer screens has not worked for many students. Read story

Syringes containing the COVID-19 vaccine are pictured at PeaceHealth Urgent Care Memorial.

Clark County education leaders join state teachers union to press for vaccine

Syringes containing the COVID-19 vaccine are pictured at PeaceHealth Urgent Care Memorial.

January 23, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

As more teachers and school staffers return to classrooms for in-person instruction, their COVID-19 eligibility timeline can be confusing. Read story

The Vancouver Public Schools Administrative Services building.

Vancouver Public Schools gets 27 candidates for superintendent job

The Vancouver Public Schools Administrative Services building.

January 21, 2021, 5:56am Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools currently has 27 candidates for the superintendent's job, one day before the application process officially closed. Read story

First-grader Kolby Schave, 6, prepares to depart the school bus while arriving for hybrid classes at Crestline Elementary School on Tuesday morning.

More Clark County school districts bring students back to school part time

First-grader Kolby Schave, 6, prepares to depart the school bus while arriving for hybrid classes at Crestline Elementary School on Tuesday morning.

January 19, 2021, 6:19pm Clark County News

In a school year dominated by learning online, more Clark County kids went offline Tuesday. Read story