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Washougal School District, union at odds on talks

Jul 17, 2018

School districts and teachers unions continue to work on new contracts this summer, and billions of dollars in state money are hanging over the increasingly…

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UW draws biggest freshman class in its history

Jul 16, 2018

The University of Washington will welcome the largest freshman class in the university’s history on two of its three campuses, driven in large part by…

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FLASH 1 of 6 curricula for high schoolers vetted by the state

Jul 15, 2018

It’s back to the drawing board for Battle Ground Public Schools’ adoption of new sexual health curriculum, meaning high school students at the district are…

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Group: Many Native students not counted

July 21, 2018, 6:02 AM

A new organization in Clark County is pressing area school districts to improve identification and counting of Native American students and to reinstate funding for their educational programs.

Big move for Big Bird: Sesame Street is entering classrooms

July 20, 2018, 10:54 AM

SEATTLE — Sesame Street is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly profitable world of classroom curriculum — a move that experts say could open the door for other companies to move into the sensitive learning space with possible influence on children.

Evergreen union, district gridlocked

July 19, 2018, 8:29 PM

The Evergreen Public Schools teachers union and the district remain gridlocked on teacher salaries after Thursday's bargaining session, union leaders said.

Vancouver man sues preschool program

July 18, 2018, 8:28 PM

A Vancouver man is suing a Clark County preschool provider, alleging he was fired after he said he reported safety hazards to the provider and state.

Columbia River High School student receives scholarship to spend year in India

July 18, 2018, 6:05 AM

Lake Shore — Columbia River High School student Andrew Douglas, 15, received a language scholarship from the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to study Hindi for a year in Indore, India.

Ridgefield second-graders meet monthly with local seniors

July 18, 2018, 6:04 AM

Ridgefield — Sara Eastham and her second-graders at Union Ridge Elementary School have started taking short walks down the street to the Ridgefield Community Center each month.

Heritage High School students build wood cars, donate them to shelter

July 18, 2018, 6:03 AM

Orchards — Susan Mangin’s Imagine It, Design It, Make It class spent about nine weeks imagining, designing and making 40 trucks and cars out of wood.

Hathaway Elementary students in Washougal awarded bikes for attendance

July 18, 2018, 6:03 AM

Washougal — Seven Hathaway Elementary School students won new bicycles as part of the school’s yearlong Strive for Five attendance program, which tries to limit absences to no more than five per year.

Washougal School District, union at odds on talks

July 17, 2018, 5:55 PM

School districts and teachers unions continue to work on new contracts this summer, and billions of dollars in state money are hanging over the increasingly heated negotiations, most recently in Washougal.

Clark instructor receives tech grant

July 17, 2018, 6:04 AM

Clark College computer technology instructor Bruce Elgort received grants to add accessibility principles into his computer science curriculum.

FLASH 1 of 6 curricula for high schoolers vetted by the state

July 15, 2018, 6:03 AM

It’s back to the drawing board for Battle Ground Public Schools’ adoption of new sexual health curriculum, meaning high school students at the district are likely to start this coming school year using what district officials have described as an out-of-date and scientifically inaccurate textbook in their health class.

Clark College to host Medicare info session

July 14, 2018, 6:04 AM

Clark College's Mature Learning program is hosting a free information session about understanding Medicare from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Clark's main campus at 1933 Fort Vancouver Way in Foster Hall Room 126.

Bug’s ‘spit’ not for squeamish

July 11, 2018, 6:02 AM

If the spittlebug became a superhero in the vein of Marvel’s “Ant Man and the Wasp,” it would have an unusual set of powers.

Leadership classes set to begin at Clark College

July 10, 2018, 6:01 AM

Clark College will offer another four-part leadership course on Thursdays this fall, the school announced Monday.

Battle Ground schools table new sexual health curriculum

July 9, 2018, 10:06 PM

BATTLE GROUND — Under public pressure, the Battle Ground Public Schools Board of Directors delayed its decision to adopt new comprehensive and sexual health curriculum.