Metro bus cuts could hit UW students hard: The failure of Proposition 1 could have a significant impact on local college students, especially those who live at home and use the bus to commute to class. The University of Washington reports about 46 percent of students attending the Seattle campus and 41 percent of staff use transit to get to school.
Colleges prepare for surge of veterans (AP): Thousands of American veterans are expected to return to the classroom as the military continues to downsize after the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The influx has led many in academia to re-examine the way they help veterans adjust to college life.
NYC shops make money storing cell phones for students (The New York Times): New York City’s policy of prohibiting students from carrying cell phones at schools is a business opportunity for several convenience stores in Queens.
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- Idaho school district bans Sherman Alexie book (The Spokesman-Review)
- Is testing taking over our schools? An entire faculty answers (The Hechinger Report)