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Education Lab Blog

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

September 4, 2014 at 12:49 PM

Round-up: Renton Tech and Olympia College make top-10 list, database shows college preference

Renton Tech, Olympia College make top 10 list of 2-year schools: Renton Technical College and Olympia College in Bremerton are among 10 finalists for the Aspen Prize, a national award that honors excellent community colleges. The winning school, set to be announced in March, will get $1 million in prize money from the nonprofit Aspen Institute.

Database offers clues on how students pick colleges (The New York Times): A company that enables students to send academic transcripts electronically has compiled a database showing how applicants decided on a college when they were admitted to two or more schools. Using a very small sample size, the company says 82 percent of students have chosen the University of Washington over Washington State University since the 2012-13 academic year.

Ferguson-area schools also confront racial divide (Los Angeles Times): The Normandy School District, where Michael Brown was educated, was a source of controversy well before the 18-year-old’s death last month.

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