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August 22, 2014 at 11:43 AM

Round-up: Blind mom sues Seattle schools, Calif. community colleges could offer 4-year degrees

Blind mom sues Seattle schools over website accessiblity (AP): Noel Nightingale, a mother with three children in Seattle Public Schools, filed a lawsuit Wednesday alleging the district of discrimination. Nightingale, who is blind, says the district’s website and math software are not compatible with technology that blind people use to access the Internet.

Calif. community colleges could soon offer four-year degrees (Los Angeles Times): State lawmakers in California are considering a proposal that would allow 15 community college districts to temporarily offer one four-year degree each. The bill’s sponsor, Sen. Marty Block (D-San Diego), says the legislation is in response to mounting costs at the state’s four-year public universities.

Back-to-school video parodies ‘Baby Got Back’ (The Huffington Post): Already an Internet sensation, the Holderness family has returned with a new video about the stresses of preparing for back to school. Its title: “Baby Got Class.”

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