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Community for Women Engineers Inspires Local Students

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When Laura Shannon started her engineering program at Washington State University Vancouver, she noticed the need for a community of other female engineers to join forces and support each other. Shannon and another female engineering student were working on a class research project together and noted how rare it was to study and work with… Read More

What Comes Next? Options after High School for Students with Disabilities

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Anna Houston, described by her mother as a compassionate big sister, struggled through most of her school years. Anna is on the Autism spectrum, and high school proved to be a particularly difficult time. The combination of increased homework expectations and social difficulties kept Anna from graduating on time. Now at age 19, Anna has… Read More

Education Guide 2018

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Welcome to your brief tour of Clark County educational options, where your community and your child’s educational needs intersect. You’ll find a sampling of private schools from Battle Ground to downtown Vancouver and beyond, as well as contact and location information for each of Clark County’s nine public school districts. As you consider the best… Read More

Running Start: Right for Your Teen?

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For teens, the final two years of high school are fraught with questions about future education, career plans, and launching into adult life. For parents of these teens, these same years require a delicate balance of support and encouragement tempered by incremental freedoms. Striking that balance starts with becoming acquainted with the educational opportunities available… Read More