Washington community colleges enroll influx of veterans: In the past four years, Washington’s community colleges have enrolled 19,702 military veterans — more than all the state’s four-year schools combined. Many are studying under the post-9/11 GI Bill while also working part-time and raising families, and some founder as students while trying to keep up with all their other responsibilities.
UW regents change dinner meeting spots amid public-access concerns: Regents at the University of Washington will no longer hold regular dinner meetings at the off-campus home of UW President Michael Young after a lawsuit was filed over the practice. The meetings are now being held at the UW Club, a nonprofit campus social club.
Former governor testifies Atlanta cheating was “conspiratorial”: Sonny Perdue, who was governor of Georgia when allegations of cheating became public in 2008, said the high number of erased answers made it “evident to me that something had happened outside that classroom testing environment to those test documents, and that had to be conspiratorial.”