Free community college: How that part of Seattle’s $620M education levy would work and who would benefit
The Seattle education levy on the ballot this November would pay for all Seattle Public Schools graduates to attend community college for free — raising questions about who gets tuition help now, and who might benefit from such a program.
Look at two-year West Virginia colleges, too
During their one-on-one exchange during a candidate forum last week, state Senate Majority Leader Ryan Ferns and his Democrat challenger, William Ihlenfeld, disagreed on a multitude of issues. But on one thing they were in solid, unqualified agreement: State officials need to take a fresh look at community and technical college education in West Virginia.
With STD rates skyrocketing, county funds treatment at community colleges
A pilot program beginning in November at two campuses of the Los Rios Community College system hopes to curb some of that alarming growth in sexually transmitted diseases in the Sacramento area by providing free access to treatment and education.