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November 13, 2014 at 1:06 PM

Round-up: State ed board says it needs new revenue for McCleary, college tuition climbing upward

State education board says it needs new revenue to fund McCleary (The Columbian): Ben Rarick, executive director of the Washington State Board of Education, says it’s unlikely that projected revenue growth will give the state enough money to comply with the Washington Supreme Court’s McCleary decision. “New revenue is going to have to be part of the picture,” he said.

College tuition continuing to creep upward (AP): Undergraduate students attending a four-year school in state are now paying $18,943 each year, on average, including room and board. Adjusted for inflation, that rate is more than triple what students paid 30 years ago, according to a report from the College Board.

Online course teaches students about cyber safety (The Washington Post): “Think Before You Link” is a program designed for students in grades three to eight that focuses on cyber safety, online bullying and Internet ethics. It’s being offered for free to schools across the U.S.

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