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Second-grade teacher Nicole McClennen is joined by some furry friends as she records a lesson for her students on a laptop at Green Mountain School. McClennen said she tries to keep her video lessons familiar, and records them in her classroom's cozy reading corner.

Rural Green Mountain School prepares for more remote learning

Second-grade teacher Nicole McClennen is joined by some furry friends as she records a lesson for her students on a laptop at Green Mountain School. McClennen said she tries to keep her video lessons familiar, and records them in her classroom's cozy reading corner.

August 22, 2020, 5:03am Clark County News

Clark County’s most rural school district will continue remote learning in the fall, though its superintendent says its staff will face unique obstacles and challenges. Read story

Vancouver Public Schools’ central administrative office.

Vancouver Public Schools details remote schooling plans

Vancouver Public Schools’ central administrative office.

August 21, 2020, 1:22pm Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools published more details of its plans to start the school year remotely. Read story

Clark County school districts are pushing for online school when classes begin in the fall for the 2020-21 school year.

Can kids in Washington state be found truant for not showing up to online school?

Clark County school districts are pushing for online school when classes begin in the fall for the 2020-21 school year.

August 21, 2020, 12:30pm Latest News

News about a Michigan teen sent to jail for missing online assignments this spring served as a cautionary tale for how kids could still be punished for not attending class, even if their schools move to a remote learning solution that may not be workable or accessible for all kids. Read story

Hockinson School District seeks school board member

August 21, 2020, 6:03am Announcements

The Hockinson School District Board of Directors is asking interested residents of the school district to apply for the board term vacated by Steve Nylund. Read story

A station is set up to screen visitors to Battle Ground High School for symptoms of COVID-19, as seen on Tuesday morning. Districts like Battle Ground are eligible for coronavirus relief funds to help cover the cost of responding to the pandemic, including the purchase of personal protective equipment and technology.

Clark County Public Health offers new reopening guidance to schools

A station is set up to screen visitors to Battle Ground High School for symptoms of COVID-19, as seen on Tuesday morning. Districts like Battle Ground are eligible for coronavirus relief funds to help cover the cost of responding to the pandemic, including the purchase of personal protective equipment and technology.

August 20, 2020, 5:39pm Clark County News

Clark County Public Health released new guidance Thursday on school reopening, offering more clarity for families eager to see their children return to the classroom. Read story

The Washougal School District Administrative Offices (Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)

Washougal schools set all-remote start

The Washougal School District Administrative Offices (Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)

August 20, 2020, 5:11pm Clark County News

The Washougal School District has announced its plans for returning to school this fall. The school year will start Sept. 2 with students engaged in an all-remote learning model named impactED Washougal. Read story

Evergreen Public Schools logo

Evergreen Public Schools, teachers union at odds over reopening

Evergreen Public Schools logo

August 19, 2020, 8:55pm Clark County News

Plans to reopen schools have created tension between Evergreen Public Schools and its teachers union, adding labor strife to the challenges of returning students to the classroom. Read story

Smattering of COVID cases pop up on campuses as Washington colleges prepare for fall term

August 19, 2020, 9:00am Latest News

COVID-19 flare-ups on college campuses across the nation are disrupting the start of fall term, but in Washington -- where most colleges are on the quarter system and don’t start classes until late September -- the quads are largely empty, and cases have been few and far between. Read story

Vadim Zalyashko, left, and Jasmine John, who both work in technology services for Battle Ground Public Schools, set up a new computer to be used by a Battle Ground High School teacher remotely in the fall Tuesday morning. Clark County school districts are eligible for more than $13 million in federal coronavirus relief funds.

Clark County school districts begin to receive CARES Act reimbursements

Vadim Zalyashko, left, and Jasmine John, who both work in technology services for Battle Ground Public Schools, set up a new computer to be used by a Battle Ground High School teacher remotely in the fall Tuesday morning. Clark County school districts are eligible for more than $13 million in federal coronavirus relief funds.

August 19, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

As Clark County school districts prepare for another year of virtual learning, they continue to bear the costs of moving online in the spring. Read story

Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Steve Webb, waits for election results with other VPS administrators at the VPS district offices in 2019. Webb announced plans to retire at the end of the 2021-2022 school year.

Vancouver Public Schools superintendent Webb to retire

Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Steve Webb, waits for election results with other VPS administrators at the VPS district offices in 2019. Webb announced plans to retire at the end of the 2021-2022 school year.

August 17, 2020, 5:19pm Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Steve Webb will retire at the end of the 2021-2022 school year, the district announced Monday. Read story