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Junior college programs to be offered to prison inmates in WA (Columbia Basin College)
Junior college programs to be offered to prison inmates in WA (Columbia Basin College)
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New WA Program Offers Community College, Tech Programs to Prison Inmates

Washington State's 12 prisons already provide literacy and educational programs for inmates, allowing them to better their communication and comprehension skills. But now a new bi-partisan plan passed by the legislature will allow them to pursue actual job skills prior to being released.

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Blue Mountain Community College affected by free tuition program running out of money (Blue Mountain Community College)
Blue Mountain Community College affected by free tuition program running out of money (Blue Mountain Community College)
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Oregon’s Free College Plan Is Broke, Say Officials

The ambitious plan to give free junior college tuition to students in Oregon is fast running out of money, and legislators say the program could wind up breaking the 'promise' of legislators who created it.

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University in Chicago now offering scholarships for 'varsity' gaming team (Getty Images)
University in Chicago now offering scholarships for 'varsity' gaming team (Getty Images)
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Video Gamers Can Now Earn College Scholarships?!?

I was prompted to look into this because of an e-mail I received this week from a company offering news and tips for kids looking for college scholarships, who also spend a lot of time gaming.

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Senator Murray wants free junior college education (Getty Images)
Senator Murray wants free junior college education (Getty Images)
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Senator Murray Pushes For ‘Free’ Community College Education

Speaking Wednesday at Columbia Basin College, Senator Patty Murray talked about her new legislation that would provide 'free' community college education.

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Fed-Up Professor Quits, Fails Entire Class

Irwin Horwitz is not your typical college professor.

Horwitz failed every one of his students in his strategic management class at Texas A&M Galveston and then sent them all a blistering email letting them know they'd be receiving an F, while also ripping their behavior to shreds and revealing he's done teaching the course.

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Vanderbilt Pitcher Proposes Moments After Team Wins College World Series [PHOTOS]

Vanderbilt made history by claiming the school's first-ever NCAA championship in a men's sport when it defeated Virginia on Wednesday to claim the College World Series. But it's what happened afterward that has people talking.

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By: William Mancebo
By: William Mancebo
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Ready for Some College Football? WSU Season Starts Aug. 28

Are you all ready for football season to start once again? Washington State University in Pullman has a great schedule this year.

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Stacy Revere/Getty Images
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College Football 2013: 5 Big Questions for Week 13

It's a big week in college football, with several important Saturday games carrying conference-title implications. Here are the big story lines as we come down the homestretch of the college football season:

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Report claims Oregon falling short of college-bound student goals
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Report Claims Oregon Schools Falling Short of Goals for Sending Students to College

Two years ago, Oregon adopted goals to send 80 percent of its high school seniors to college.

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14 year old Pasco girl headed to college!
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Pasco Teenager Skips High School – All The Way to College!

Talk about your advanced-placement program!

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