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Battle Ground Public Schools Deputy Superintendent Denny Waters speaks during a district meeting on Jan. 14, 2018.

Battle Ground district details remote start plans for school year

Battle Ground Public Schools Deputy Superintendent Denny Waters speaks during a district meeting on Jan. 14, 2018.

August 11, 2020, 12:23pm Clark County News

The Battle Ground Public Schools Board of Directors on Monday unanimously approved a remote start to the 2020-2021 school year — albeit with reservations. Read story

Buses line up to transport students from Covington Middle School on March 13, 2020.

Four Clark County school superintendents sign letter asking Inslee to limit virus liability

Buses line up to transport students from Covington Middle School on March 13, 2020.

August 10, 2020, 6:07pm Clark County News

Washington school superintendents, including four in Clark County, face criticism after asking the Governor’s office to take executive action shielding districts from coronavirus liability in the new school year. Read story

WSU promises to address racial bias in policing following investigation

August 10, 2020, 9:06am Latest News

SPOKANE — Washington State University announced last week a new commitment to address racial bias in policing, following an internal investigation which found campus police arrested Black people at about four times the rate of white people. Read story

A sign for Vancouver Public Schools Administrative Services outside VPS offices.

Distance learning still the plan for fall at Clark County schools

A sign for Vancouver Public Schools Administrative Services outside VPS offices.

August 9, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Area school districts are holding course in recommending a remote start to the school year. Read story

Vancouver Public Schools seeks applicants for equity committee

August 8, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools is looking for applicants to serve on its equity advisory committee. Read story

Ilya Panasevich, 18, graduate of Henrietta Lacks Health and Bioscience High School, takes center stage as he pauses to have his photograph taken during a drive-thru graduation ceremony for the class of 2020 at McKenzie Stadium on Wednesday morning. Panasevich was one of 147 graduates from HeLa High School this year, and one of about 1,900 in the Evergreen Public Schools district.

Circumstance dictates pomp of a different sort for Evergreen schools grads

Ilya Panasevich, 18, graduate of Henrietta Lacks Health and Bioscience High School, takes center stage as he pauses to have his photograph taken during a drive-thru graduation ceremony for the class of 2020 at McKenzie Stadium on Wednesday morning. Panasevich was one of 147 graduates from HeLa High School this year, and one of about 1,900 in the Evergreen Public Schools district.

August 5, 2020, 6:46pm Clark County News

High school seniors may have missed out on a traditional graduation ceremony due to the coronavirus pandemic, but Evergreen Public Schools wasn’t going to see students off without at least a little pomp and circumstance. Read story

Students wave as their bus pulls away from Covington Middle School on March 13, the final day of in-person school for the 2019-2020 school year. Plans for fall at Clark County school districts are still unsettled.

Clark County at ‘moderate risk’ for school reopenings

Students wave as their bus pulls away from Covington Middle School on March 13, the final day of in-person school for the 2019-2020 school year. Plans for fall at Clark County school districts are still unsettled.

August 5, 2020, 6:24pm Clark County News

Clark County just barely made the cut for counties where there’s a “moderate risk” for reopening schools. Read story

Gov.

Inslee: Most schools should go online-only, cancel sports

Gov.

August 5, 2020, 3:47pm Editor's Choice

SEATTLE — Gov. Jay Inslee said Wednesday that schools in the majority of Washington’s counties should strongly consider online-only learning for students this fall due to COVID-19 and canceling or postponing sports and all other in-person extracurricular activities. Read story

The Ridgefield School District is running a $40.5 million dollar bond — its second bond for the year. The February effort didn't pass.

Ridgefield voters say no to $40.5 million school bond

The Ridgefield School District is running a $40.5 million dollar bond — its second bond for the year. The February effort didn't pass.

August 4, 2020, 10:20pm Clark County News

A $40.5 million Ridgefield School District bond was failing Tuesday night. Read story

Vancouver Public Schools district staff meet on Tuesday afternoon to talk about the 2020-21 school year.

Vancouver Public Schools officials say remote learning will be better in fall

Vancouver Public Schools district staff meet on Tuesday afternoon to talk about the 2020-21 school year.

August 4, 2020, 8:33pm Clark County News

Clark County students are unlikely to see the inside of a classroom for some time as districts prepare their remote learning plans for the start of the school year. Read story