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with the nation's education system rocked by a pandemic that led to the pause of a broad swath of standardized tests, some education leaders say it's time to rethink testing. (Timothy J.

Will standardized testing in Washington schools survive the pandemic?

with the nation's education system rocked by a pandemic that led to the pause of a broad swath of standardized tests, some education leaders say it's time to rethink testing. (Timothy J.

January 19, 2021, 12:30pm Latest News

When Diane DeBacker worked as state education commissioner in Kansas, educators talked often and openly about their schools’ standardized test scores. Read story

Daffodils bloom near the Legislative Building on April 6at the Capitol in Olympia.

In effort to get kids back in school, state Republicans introduce bill to change reopening metrics

Daffodils bloom near the Legislative Building on April 6at the Capitol in Olympia.

January 19, 2021, 9:02am Latest News

OLYMPIA — A proposed bill in the Legislature would change reopening metrics for schools, allowing kids to get back to in-person learning sooner than the current plan allows. Read story

Ridgefield senior Alicia Andrew poses for a photo on Friday, January 8, 2021, at her home in Ridgefield. Andrew, a Baylor University volleyball signee, is part of the Ridgefield High NHS Student Health Committee, which is working to create a website that provides mental health resources for students.

Clark County high school athletes, coaches say remote learning affecting mental health

Ridgefield senior Alicia Andrew poses for a photo on Friday, January 8, 2021, at her home in Ridgefield. Andrew, a Baylor University volleyball signee, is part of the Ridgefield High NHS Student Health Committee, which is working to create a website that provides mental health resources for students.

January 17, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Health

Senior night. Homecoming. Prom. Graduation. Read story

Parent helper Sarah Stowe gives Aurora Lund, 3, a pump of hand sanitizer following snack time on Tuesday at the Camas-Washougal Parent Co-Op preschool. All students received hand sanitizer after snack time before returning to coloring projects.

Camas-Washougal Parent Co-op faces hard times, deadline

Parent helper Sarah Stowe gives Aurora Lund, 3, a pump of hand sanitizer following snack time on Tuesday at the Camas-Washougal Parent Co-Op preschool. All students received hand sanitizer after snack time before returning to coloring projects.

January 17, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Life

The Camas-Washougal Parent Co-op, the oldest continuously operating preschool in Clark County, survived World War II and the Great Recession. Whether it survives the COVID-19 pandemic, however, remains to be seen. Read story

STEVENSON: Stevenson-Carson School District distributed special holiday meal boxes to help feed families in need on Dec.

Stevenson-Carson School District sends holiday meal boxes to families in need

STEVENSON: Stevenson-Carson School District distributed special holiday meal boxes to help feed families in need on Dec.

January 16, 2021, 6:04am Community

STEVENSON — Stevenson-Carson School District distributed special holiday meal boxes to help feed families in need on Dec. 17. Read story

WOODLAND: TEAM High School received a $22,000 donation, which the school used to add a multipurpose facility, at right, for additional student learning and services.

Donation funds Woodland school building

WOODLAND: TEAM High School received a $22,000 donation, which the school used to add a multipurpose facility, at right, for additional student learning and services.

January 16, 2021, 6:02am Community

WOODLAND — Woodland Public Schools’ alternative high school, TEAM High School, received a $22,000 donation from the John Moffitt Charitable Foundation to procure and install an additional portable facility on the school’s grounds. Read story

Foster youth are less connected to school than they were in the spring

January 15, 2021, 10:30am Latest News

Nearly halfway through the school year, foster youth were still disengaged from online learning, and one expert fears that Washington state is losing a generation of vulnerable kids to the pandemic. Read story

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