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Education Lab Blog

Education Lab is a project to spark meaningful conversations about education solutions in the Pacific Northwest.

July 9, 2014 at 1:17 PM

Round-up: Record number sign up for free college, NYC fears preschool teacher drain

Record number of students make pledge for free college (KPLU): A record-breaking 96 percent of eligible students in South King County signed up this year for the Washington College Bound Scholarship, a program that guarantees free in-state, public college tuition to students who maintain at least a 2.0 GPA and avoid getting into trouble with the law through their high-school years. Education Lab wrote earlier this year about the impact College Bound has had on low-income students across the state.

In NYC, private preschools fear teacher drain amid pre-K expansion (The New York Times): As New York City prepares to double the number of pre-K slots at public schools this fall, some private preschools and community centers are worried their teachers will be leaving for new jobs. Directors at independent programs there say they cannot compete with the salaries and benefits offered in public schools.

At least one in five Washington state kindergartners is Hispanic (The Washington Post): In 17 states — including Washington — at least one in five kindergarten students is Hispanic, according to 2012 census data. In 2000, just eight states met the threshold.

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