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Aaron Hamann, 9, left, pauses to check out a video being created by his brother, Steven Hamann, 11, at their Vancouver home Thursday. The kids are staying busy by working on unique passion projects during a time they'd normally be doing sports and other summer activities. Research suggests the summer doldrums can take an academic hit on children, exacerbated by the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Clark County parents challenged to find summer enrichment for children

Aaron Hamann, 9, left, pauses to check out a video being created by his brother, Steven Hamann, 11, at their Vancouver home Thursday. The kids are staying busy by working on unique passion projects during a time they'd normally be doing sports and other summer activities. Research suggests the summer doldrums can take an academic hit on children, exacerbated by the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 25, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

When a summer in quarantine began, Vancouver mom Michelle Hamann knew her family would be spending a lot more time inside. The usual travel, baseball games and summer programs that fill the Hamanns’ time are off the table while social distancing restrictions remain in place to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. Read story

WSU Vancouver to move most fall classes online

July 23, 2020, 8:53pm Clark County News

Washington State University Vancouver will move nearly all of its classes online for the fall semester, shifting course in light of growing cases of the novel coronavirus. 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.

Pressure builds as Clark County school districts consider safety, needs of students

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.

July 22, 2020, 7:39pm Clark County Health

As coronavirus cases in Clark County and across the state rise, pressure is mounting for school districts to issue a decision about how — and if — students can safely return to the classroom in the fall. Read story

Will a national movement demanding racial justice help expand ethnic studies in Washington?

July 21, 2020, 11:30am Latest News

Here’s the icebreaker: What do you wish you’d learned in school? Read story

The CASEE building houses the district office for Battle Ground Public Schools.

Battle Ground schools detail changes

The CASEE building houses the district office for Battle Ground Public Schools.

July 20, 2020, 4:52pm Clark County News

Battle Ground Public Schools announced administrative changes for the upcoming school year. 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 School District gives bond measure another go

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

July 17, 2020, 6:05pm Clark County News

Voters in the Ridgefield School District have another chance to weigh in on funding for new school construction. Read story

Trinity Breland, left, and Haydn Dorsey exchange phone numbers as Breland's bus pulls away from Covington Middle School so that the two can stay in touch on the final day of school for the 2019-2020 school year.

Report: Various measures needed as Washington schools eye reopening

Trinity Breland, left, and Haydn Dorsey exchange phone numbers as Breland's bus pulls away from Covington Middle School so that the two can stay in touch on the final day of school for the 2019-2020 school year.

July 15, 2020, 6:31pm Latest News

OLYMPIA — A new report looking at the impact of opening Washington schools in the fall says that various measures — including masks and physical distancing — may be able to ensure that sending students back to the classroom doesn’t increase transmission of the coronavirus, but only if communitywide activity of COVID-19 remains low. Read story

Sadie R. Pritchard, a former associate principal at Evergreen High School who resigned following allegations she had sex with a teenage student at the school, prepares to leave the courtroom after entering two guilty pleas Feb. 4 in Clark County Superior Court.

Former Evergreen administrator to serve 300 days of work release for sex with student

Sadie R. Pritchard, a former associate principal at Evergreen High School who resigned following allegations she had sex with a teenage student at the school, prepares to leave the courtroom after entering two guilty pleas Feb. 4 in Clark County Superior Court.

July 14, 2020, 6:14pm Clark County News

A former associate principal at Evergreen High School was sentenced Tuesday in Clark County Superior Court to 300 days on work release for having sex with a student at the school. Read story

Navraj LamiChhane, a Nepali student who graduated from WSU Vancouver and is pursuing a master's in nonprofit administration at the University of Portland, feels whipsawed over the Trump administration's contradictory decisions about whether foreign students can stay in the United States if their classes are held online due to the pandemic.

As government rescinds proposed rule, foreign students anxious

Navraj LamiChhane, a Nepali student who graduated from WSU Vancouver and is pursuing a master's in nonprofit administration at the University of Portland, feels whipsawed over the Trump administration's contradictory decisions about whether foreign students can stay in the United States if their classes are held online due to the pandemic.

July 14, 2020, 6:04pm Clark County News

Senseless anxiety: that’s the only way Navraj LamiChhane can describe his mood for the past week. Read story

Heritage High School in Vancouver.

Public Health investigating tuberculosis case at Heritage

Heritage High School in Vancouver.

July 14, 2020, 2:39pm Clark County News

Clark County Public Health is investigating an active case of tuberculosis connected to Heritage High School; the likelihood of the disease spreading is low, according to the department. Read story