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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

VSAA, Hudson’s Bay High School students walk out to protest Vancouver Public Schools budget cuts

March 22, 2024, 5:56am Clark County News

Students at Vancouver School for Arts and Academics and Hudson’s Bay High School staged walkouts Thursday morning to protest Vancouver Public Schools’ $35 million budget cuts. Read story

Fort Vancouver High School students wave signs and chant outside Vancouver Public Schools headquarters on Tuesday during a walk-out to protest the district&rsquo;s cuts to 262 staff positions next year.

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Fort Vancouver High School students wave signs and chant outside Vancouver Public Schools headquarters on Tuesday during a walk-out to protest the district&rsquo;s cuts to 262 staff positions next year.

March 19, 2024, 3:28pm Clark County News

Hundreds of Fort Vancouver High School students walked out of class late Tuesday morning, protesting district staffing cuts they say will disproportionately impact their school next year. Read story

Striking educators keep in step as Evergreen Public Schools entered its fourth day in September 2023.

Evergreen Public Schools’ leaders got $31K in extra pay during strike while bargaining with teachers union

Striking educators keep in step as Evergreen Public Schools entered its fourth day in September 2023.

March 15, 2024, 6:05am Clark County News

The four members of Evergreen Public Schools’ district bargaining team received a combined $31,100 in supplemental pay for their work in the final stretch of contract negotiations with the Evergreen Education Association last summer, according to district documents. Read story

Vancouver Public Schools board members talk in front of a packed room Tuesday, March 12, 2024, during a Vancouver Public Schools board meeting at the Bates Center for Educational Leadership. During the meeting, the VPS board unanimously approved $35 million in budget cuts for the district.

Vancouver Public Schools approves $35M in cuts despite community pleas

Vancouver Public Schools board members talk in front of a packed room Tuesday, March 12, 2024, during a Vancouver Public Schools board meeting at the Bates Center for Educational Leadership. During the meeting, the VPS board unanimously approved $35 million in budget cuts for the district.

March 13, 2024, 6:50pm Clark County News

Vancouver Public Schools’ board of directors unanimously approved $35 million in budget reductions at Tuesday night’s meeting — despite a strong turnout from community members asking the district to find other solutions. Read story

Paraeducator Zayla Wollen walks with students on the first day of school at Fruit Valley Elementary School on  Aug. 30, 2022.

Vancouver Public Schools expected to cut 262 positions to make up $35 million shortfall

Paraeducator Zayla Wollen walks with students on the first day of school at Fruit Valley Elementary School on  Aug. 30, 2022.

March 8, 2024, 10:36am Clark County News

The Vancouver school district is proposing to cut nearly 262 positions to alleviate a $35 million budget deficit, according to a document included in next week’s board meeting agenda. Read story

A sign asking the community to "Fight for Discovery" hangs April 7 in downtown Camas.

Camas School District: Budget cuts forced combination of schools

A sign asking the community to "Fight for Discovery" hangs April 7 in downtown Camas.

April 16, 2023, 6:00am Clark County News

In 2020, Camas School District leaders tried to warn the community that the district’s lower enrollment rates, combined with less money from the state, would force budget cuts in 2023-24. But the news still came as a shock to those most affected by the district’s $6 million cuts. Read story