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Clark College art students receive scholarships

November 14, 2020, 6:04am Community

CENTRAL PARK — The Clark College Art Department announced its 2020-2021 Art Scholarship Award recipients. Read story

Washougal Associated Student Body reimagines school events

November 14, 2020, 6:02am Community

WASHOUGAL — Without events like pep assemblies, work parties and other school events, the Washougal High School Associated Student Body leaders are working to reunite classmates in a new way. Read story

Emergency rules allow Washington school districts to redefine school time. Do they go too far?

November 10, 2020, 10:00am Latest News

The state education board voted unanimously last week to extend an emergency rule that allows school districts flexibility in what they count as an hour of teaching. But a group of special education parents is challenging that rule in court, saying it is shortchanging students of their educations. Read story

Study hints that lack of COVID-19 testing shouldn’t deter Washington schools from bringing kids back in-person

November 8, 2020, 10:03am Latest News

Routinely testing school children and staff for the coronavirus is unlikely to add much preventive benefit when community transmission is under control and safety measures are in place, a Seattle-based disease modeling group’s report says. Read story

Families in Orchards gather to celebrate the Class of 2020 with a neighborhood graduation ceremony June 5.

Vancouver, Evergreen districts say graduation rates on rise

Families in Orchards gather to celebrate the Class of 2020 with a neighborhood graduation ceremony June 5.

November 8, 2020, 6:04am Clark County News

Clark County’s two largest school districts say their graduation rates are on the rise, with 90 percent of the class of 2020 graduating on time at Vancouver Public Schools and 94 percent at Evergreen Public Schools. Read story

Clark County teacher unions call for delay in return to class

November 6, 2020, 6:04am Clark County News

Local education associations on Thursday called on Clark County Public Health and local school districts to delay the expansion of in-person learning until community case rates decline. Read story

Chris Reykdal, Washington's Superintendent of Public Instruction, poses for a photo in his office, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Olympia, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Reykdal reelected as Washington superintendent of public instruction

Chris Reykdal, Washington's Superintendent of Public Instruction, poses for a photo in his office, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Olympia, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S.

November 4, 2020, 6:57am Election

Chris Reykdal won reelection over challenger Maia Espinoza on Tuesday in one of the most politically divided races for Washington state schools chief in recent memory. Read story

Sex education Referendum 90 passes in Washington state election results

November 4, 2020, 6:55am Election

Washington school districts will be required to teach sexual health education to most students under a referendum approved Tuesday. Read story

Courtney Normand, director of the Planned Parenthood-affiliated political group Safe & Healthy Youth Washington that is supporting a sex education requirement for public schools, poses for a photo Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Arlington, Wash. Democrats in the famously liberal state say they want to protect young people from sexual abuse, diseases and infections. But the increasingly outnumbered and aggrieved Republicans have taken issue with the content of the standards as they rally for local control. The resulting referendum on the November ballot marks the first time in the country that such a decision on sex ed will be decided by voters.

Washington’s sex ed measure leading in early returns

Courtney Normand, director of the Planned Parenthood-affiliated political group Safe & Healthy Youth Washington that is supporting a sex education requirement for public schools, poses for a photo Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Arlington, Wash. Democrats in the famously liberal state say they want to protect young people from sexual abuse, diseases and infections. But the increasingly outnumbered and aggrieved Republicans have taken issue with the content of the standards as they rally for local control. The resulting referendum on the November ballot marks the first time in the country that such a decision on sex ed will be decided by voters.

November 3, 2020, 9:32pm Election

SEATTLE — The fate of sex education in Washington’s only statewide ballot measure in the November election was too early to call, though Referendum 90 was leading in initial returns. Read story

Camas head coach Jon Eagle hoists the trophy into the air after SaturdayÕs win in the Class 4A state championship game against Bothell at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma on Dec. 7, 2019.