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November 22, 2013 at 1:48 PM

Daily round-up: Washington’s new higher-ed plan; keeping JFK’s memory alive at Kennedy High

New plan maps out future of higher ed in Washington state: It’s been a busy week for education news in the Puget Sound region. The Washington Student Achievement Council released a new 10-year plan for higher education, calling for lawmakers to keep college affordable and within reach of low-income students. Critics say the report doesn’t offer enough detail on how to achieve these goals.

Seattle school board OKs boundary changes: The Seattle school board voted unanimously Wednesday to approve boundary changes related to two new middle schools on the north side of town and a third school on Capitol Hill. The ever-evolving plan was contentious for many parents.

Burien’s Kennedy High School keeps JFK’s memory alive: The private, Catholic high school honors the late president through special assemblies and displays. Today marks the 50th anniversary of Kennedy’s assassination.

Live chat on why attendance matters: Miss today’s chat on attendance? Follow the link to view a full transcript.

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