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April 2, 2014 at 12:15 PM

Round-up: WSU waives tuition for students affected by mudslide, LA schools target cafeteria waste

WSU to waive tuition for students affected by mudslide: Washington State University has vowed to waive tuition during the 2014-2015 school year for students whose permanent address is in either Oso or Darrington. UW says it will also provide financial assistance to families affected by the mudslide.

L.A. schools work to reduce food waste in cafeteria (Los Angeles Times): The nation’s second-largest school system is challenging a new federal policy that requires students to pick up at least three food items a day, even if they don’t want them. Students in Los Angeles throw out at least $100,000 worth of food a day, according to district estimates.

Title IX complaints filed against suburban Portland district (The Oregonian): The Beaverton School District is facing Title IX complaints regarding the number of female students who play sports at five high schools.

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