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Proposal in Olympia to make dual-credit courses more accessible (The News Tribune): A bill in the Senate would increase capacity in programs that allow students to complete high-school courses for college credit, such as Running Start. The legislation also aims to help more students take advantage of these offerings by expanding them to additional high schools.

University of Maryland pledges to even gender split in MBA program (The Washington Post): Schools across the country are trying to figure out how to draw more women into their MBA programs. At the University of Maryland, officials have pledged to shift their gender divide from 35 percent women and 65 percent men to an even 50-50 split by the year 2020.

Bills for WSU medical school hit detour (The Spokesman-Review): Budget committees in the House and Senate will hold hearings on a pair of bills that supporters previously thought were headed for floor votes in each chamber.

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