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Rethinking Writing Assessments to Foster Equity | 425 Business

To bridge racial equity gaps, the Antiracist Writing Assessment Ecology (AWAE) Grant is working to restructure grading. 

Black History Today: Aaron Reader | South Seattle Emerald

Oprah Winfrey always laments about her true passion and purpose not being a mega-celebrity or talk show host, but a teacher.

COVID Won’t Stop Love | 425 Magazine

Finding love was the last thing on Dave Peterson and Julie Leonard’s minds. Peterson, 67, and Leonard, 66, have both been married before. Peterson and his wife divorced a few years ago; Leonard is a widow. Both figured their chances at a second shot at love were less than low. They were content with their…

How Seattle shaped the life of Somalia-born entrepreneur and cookbook author Hawa Hassan | The Seattle Times

Hawa Hassan was 7 when she flew to Seattle from Somalia to be resettled along with a group of refugees after spending three years in Kenya. 

Bellevue College extends Locke’s contract | Northwest Asian Weekly

The Bellevue College Board of Trustees voted unanimously last month to extend the contract of former Gov. Gary Locke as interim president for up to two additional years.

Gary Locke named chair of C100 | Northwest Asian Weekly

The Committee of 100 (C100) recently elected former Gov. Gary Locke as its chair.

Microsoft’s Erik Arnold merges passion for tech and philanthropy to help nonprofits gain digital success | GeekWire

Arnold spent time at the Gates-owned Corbis, at PATH, which has a close partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and now Microsoft, where Arnold is CTO of the company’s nonprofit-focused Tech for Social Impact.

Business of … Higher Education | 425 Business

The Eastside enlightens minds and ignites curiosities at a variety of schools, from four-year university programs to short-term coding boot camps.

Bellevue College votes to extend Gary Locke’s contract as interim president | The Seattle Times

Former Gov. Gary Locke will remain as Bellevue College’s interim president when his current contract expires in June, a year after he was named the Eastside school’s temporary leader.

Community Colleges Whose Graduates Earn the Most Money | Newsweek

Career landscapes and industry needs are constantly evolving, and so are the ways Americans seek the skills needed to pursue their chosen professions.