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March 27, 2014 at 11:25 AM

Round-up: North Seattle College names new president; report says NY schools are most segregated

North Seattle College names new president: North Seattle College has selected Warren Brown as its next president, the school announced Wednesday. Brown is executive vice president for instruction and student services at Seattle Central College and has 17 years of experience in the state’s community college system.

Report finds NY schools are most segregated in nation (AP): New York state has the most racially segregated school system the the U.S., according to a report from the Civil Rights Project at UCLA. Researchers say charter schools in New York City are among the least racially diverse of all.

Study ranks colleges according to return on investment (FiveThirtyEight): Technical universities and elite colleges top Payscale’s list of U.S. colleges with the best return on investment. The salary data company based the ranking on a 20 years’ worth of earnings, minus the cost of the degree and the average pay of a person with only a high-school diploma.

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