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February 18, 2014 at 1:13 PM

Round-up: Bill would let students go to college now and pay later

Bill would let students go to college now and pay later (AP): Lawmakers in Olympia are considering legislation that would enable students to attend college for free and, in exchange, pay a small percentage of their future income for up to 25 years. The House bill calls for the program to begin at up to five high schools serving a high percentage of low-income students.

Portland teachers reach deal to avoid strike (The Oregonian): Teachers and union leaders in Portland have reached an agreement to avoid a strike that would have been the district’s first ever walk out. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

Colleges push for students to disclose learning disabilities (The Hechinger Report): A rise in the number of diagnosed learning disabilities among children has prompted many schools to figure out new ways of getting students to disclose their conditions so they can offer additional academic support.

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