Washington universities see record number of applications: It’s been a record-breaking application season for Washington’s public four-year colleges and universities, despite the number of high-school graduates remaining nearly the same as last year. Experts say the increase could stem from students sending out more applications, but the state’s College Bound scholarship program for low-income students is also seeing an increase in participants.
Shoreline Community College offers full scholarships to nearby residents: A new program called Shoreline Scholars will provide 56 full-ride, two-year scholarships to Shoreline Community College for current high-school seniors who live in Shoreline or Lake Forest Park. Students must earn a 3.5 GPA and have some financial need to qualify.
Hundreds sign up to testify on teacher evaluations in Olympia (AP): More than 300 people signed up to testify Monday on a proposed bill that would include student test scores in teacher evaluations. The legislation has passed through the Senate but is expected to have a tough climb in the House.
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