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State Senate OKs bill tying teacher evaluations to layoffs

Under current statute, when budget cuts necessitate reductions in force (RIFs), it’s the newest-hired teachers who get cut loose. Sen. Rodney Tom, D-Medina, amended a broad education reform bill to propose that teachers who score lowest on performance evaluations be … Continue reading

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Higher ed takes a beating in upcoming budget

Weekender: Higher education has come out the loser in the past few budget cycles, with state universities and colleges losing about half of their state support since the beginning of the 2009-2011 biennium if the current budget proposals pass. This … Continue reading

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100 years of cultural sharing: UW earns honor for Japan StudiesĀ programĀ 

Profile on the University of Washington’s Japan Studies program and the recognition it received from Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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