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Vancouver Public Schools failed to award contracts to ‘highest-scoring’ bid, according to audit

May 16, 2024, 6:08am Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools failed to comply with federal procurement requirements in providing reduced-price meals during the 2022-2023 school year, according to findings in a routine audit released by the Washington… Read story

Woodland School District prepares to cut staff after levy failure

May 2, 2024, 2:14pm Clark County News

With a gap in the budget thanks to 2023’s failed levy and the end of federal COVID-19 relief funds, the Woodland School Board is determining what cuts will need to… Read story

Vancouver Public Schools superintendent Jeff Snell, center, talks to Fort Vancouver High School students on Tuesday during the students&rsquo; walk-out to protest the district&rsquo;s cuts to 262 staff positions next year.

Budget cuts looming over Vancouver Public Schools create stress, uncertainty

Vancouver Public Schools superintendent Jeff Snell, center, talks to Fort Vancouver High School students on Tuesday during the students&rsquo; walk-out to protest the district&rsquo;s cuts to 262 staff positions next year.

April 27, 2024, 6:07am Clark County News

Iliana Gerianos admits she used to think her Mandarin Chinese teacher disliked her. As the years went by, however, Gerianos, a junior at Columbia River High School, said she realized she had it all wrong. Read story

Evergreen schools superintendent John Boyd announced his retirement effective June 30.

Evergreen schools Superintendent John Boyd will retire as of June 30

Evergreen schools superintendent John Boyd announced his retirement effective June 30.

April 17, 2024, 2:46pm Clark County News

Evergreen Public Schools Superintendent John Boyd announced Wednesday he will retire from his position effective June 30. Read story

As parent Megan Davis listens, Alicia Johnson discusses her concerns about the proposal to halt enrollment in Hathaway Elementary School&rsquo;s Spanish dual language program with leaders in the Washougal School District on Tuesday.

Washougal budget cuts threaten dual language program at elementary school

As parent Megan Davis listens, Alicia Johnson discusses her concerns about the proposal to halt enrollment in Hathaway Elementary School&rsquo;s Spanish dual language program with leaders in the Washougal School District on Tuesday.

April 10, 2024, 3:41pm Clark County News

Megan Davis’ daughter hasn’t yet finished first grade, but she’s already learning a second language. Read story

Vancouver Public Schools students protest budget cuts

April 10, 2024, 5:55am Clark County News

Students from five high schools led another walkout Tuesday to protest the $35 million in budget cuts approved last month by Vancouver Public Schools’ board of directors. The protest culminated in a gathering outside the district office. Read story

Kim Schneiderman, the executive director of National Alliance on Mental Health Southwest Washington, said Clark County’s youth mental health survey results were encouraging but said further work needs to be done to ensure the positive trend continues. "It does give me hope,” Schneiderman said.

Biennial Healthy Youth Survey: Clark County students are feeling better

Kim Schneiderman, the executive director of National Alliance on Mental Health Southwest Washington, said Clark County’s youth mental health survey results were encouraging but said further work needs to be done to ensure the positive trend continues. "It does give me hope,” Schneiderman said.

April 6, 2024, 6:06am Clark County Health

Clark County teenagers are reporting the lowest rate of feelings of depression and suicidal contemplation in more than a decade, according to new survey data from the Washington State Department of Health. Read story

Evergreen Public Schools board of directors president Rob Perkins, from left, member Gary Wilson and Superintendent John Boyd listen to public comment Tuesday evening at an Evergreen Public Schools board of directors meeting at district headquarters in Vancouver. The board voted to approve $18.7 million budget cuts to the district next year.

Evergreen school district approves $18.7 million in budget reductions

Evergreen Public Schools board of directors president Rob Perkins, from left, member Gary Wilson and Superintendent John Boyd listen to public comment Tuesday evening at an Evergreen Public Schools board of directors meeting at district headquarters in Vancouver. The board voted to approve $18.7 million budget cuts to the district next year.

March 27, 2024, 11:10am Clark County News

The Evergreen Public Schools board of directors voted 4-1 Tuesday night to cut $18.7 million from the 2024-2025 school year budget, including 151 staff positions. Read story

From left: Washougal School District Superintendent Mary Templeton joins U.S. Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Skamania, and Margaret Rice, career and technical education director, during a tour of the woodshop at Washougal High School on Jan. 24. Templeton announced last month that she will take a pay cut next school year to help alleviate the district&rsquo;s $3 million deficit.

Clark County’s small school districts feel financial pinch, too

From left: Washougal School District Superintendent Mary Templeton joins U.S. Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Skamania, and Margaret Rice, career and technical education director, during a tour of the woodshop at Washougal High School on Jan. 24. Templeton announced last month that she will take a pay cut next school year to help alleviate the district&rsquo;s $3 million deficit.

March 23, 2024, 6:03am Clark County News

News of tens of millions of dollars in proposed budget reductions in Clark County’s two largest school districts has shocked Vancouver residents, prompting school walkouts and widespread letter-writing campaigns. Read story

Evergreen Public Schools superintendent John Boyd listens to community feedback in March 2023 during an Evergreen Public Schools meeting at Evergreen Public Schools headquarters.

Evergreen Public Schools final plan for cuts includes 22 elementary teacher librarians

Evergreen Public Schools superintendent John Boyd listens to community feedback in March 2023 during an Evergreen Public Schools meeting at Evergreen Public Schools headquarters.

March 22, 2024, 3:19pm Clark County News

Evergreen Public Schools’ final recommended budget reduction plan cuts $18.7 million for the 2024-2025 school year with 124 positions lost across the district. Read story