State looks at college enrollment goals for high school students

The Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) met Aug. 23 to discuss legislative proposals to meet the state’s goals of getting 70% of Washington to have some form of post-secondary education.

The proposals are looking to address some of the barriers that inhibit Washingtonians from seeking higher education through a four-year, two-year or technical program. The legislation particularly targeted low-income students and students of color, who have been most heavily affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

“An issue I hear over and over again is why Washington, with everything it has going for it, has a college going rate that is ten points below the national average,” said Michael Meotti, executive director of the WSAC. “Year after year, we see a decline in adults enrolling, particularly in community and technical colleges. This is trying to get at that issue.”

According to the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems, 53% of 2018

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Spelman College Launches eSpelman Online Certificate Enterprise to Expand Educational Opportunities for Adult Learners |

ATLANTA, Aug. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Spelman College, the leading historically Black liberal arts institution for women of African descent, is expanding its stellar academic model to launch eSpelman. The new enterprise will deliver online education and certificates to support the upskilling,  and career exploration of working adult learners.

eSpelman certificates will be offered to adult learners, of all genders, who are looking to advance their careers.

Spelman’s certificate programs are designed to benefit those seeking education for career advancement, transition, exploration, and flexibility. Certificates in disciplines such as leadership, business essentials and project management, as well as teacher preparation, cosmetic science, diversity, equity, and inclusion, entrepreneurship and conversational Spanish will be developed and offered through the eSpelman online enterprise.

Spelman College has spent 140 years providing transformative educational experiences for Black women who have become global change agents. We’ve always believed in lifelong learning and are

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Illinois Court Rules Against Union Employee’s Wage and Hour Claims – The National Law Review

Illinois Court Rules Against Union Employee’s Wage and Hour Claims.

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Aiming for college? Being smart is valued. Being decent is impressive.

“A college is not choosing Joe over you because he is more worthy, a better student or a better kid. There is something in his application that makes sense for the class,” she says.

Her second purpose and one to which she returns many times in her book: “What we want most of our kids, what matters to us most in raising our kids, is character.”

Sabky decided to write a book after a 2017 essay she wrote on an applicant who submitted a recommendation from the school custodian went viral. The custodian noted the young man was the only one who knew the names of every member of the janitorial staff, thanked them regularly for their labor and turned off lights in empty rooms. The student showed respect for every person at the school, regardless of position, said the custodian.

In reviewing 30,000 college applications, Sabky says she’d never

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