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Jun 2016

Grant will help provide space for reduced class sizes

2016-06-03T07:54:36+00:00 June 3rd, 2016|

Vancouver Public Schools was selected to receive a $43 million grant from the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. The grant will be used to build and expand classrooms to make kindergarten through third-grade class sizes smaller.

Feb 2016

National case study features school district’s resource centers

2016-10-27T16:01:40+00:00 February 23rd, 2016|

A Broader, Bolder Approach to Education today released a case study about Vancouver Public Schools. Developed over the past year, the case study highlights the district's Family-Community Resource Centers, known as FCRCs, and work with local partners to remove poverty-created barriers to learning among more than half of VPS' 23,500 students.

Jan 2016

Mural showcases heritage, future at Fruit Valley Community Learning Center

2016-10-27T16:01:40+00:00 January 22nd, 2016|

Drumbeats pounded through Fruit Valley Community Learning Center’s gym on Jan. 14. The entire school was gathered to witness the unveiling of a student-created mural.

Jan 2016

Fifth-graders may apply for iTech Prep and/or VSAA beginning Jan. 12

2016-10-27T16:01:41+00:00 January 12th, 2016|

Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 12, at 4 p.m. PST, current fifth-grade students will have the opportunity to apply for entrance to Vancouver School of Arts and Academics and/or Vancouver iTech Preparatory. For admitted students, enrollment will begin [...]