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

September 29, 2014 at 11:37 AM

Round-up: Community colleges win $12.5M for job training, Calif. adopts ‘yes means yes’ law

Community colleges win $12.5 million for job-training programs (AP): Vice President Joe Biden announced close to a half-billion dollars in grants on Monday that will be directed to community colleges working with employers on job-training programs. In Washington state, a consortium of eight schools received $10 million to fund a program called Washington Integrated Sector Employment. Another $2.5 million was awarded to Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood.

California adopts ‘yes means yes’ rule for colleges (AP): The Golden State has become the first in the U.S. to adopt legislation requiring colleges to follow a “yes means yes” rule when investigating sexual-assault cases. The bill states that consent requires “an affirmative, conscious and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity.”

Survey finds black college graduates have more debt (The Atlantic): Half of black college graduates reported taking on at least $25,000 in undergraduate debt between 2000 and 2014, compared to 34 percent of white graduates.

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