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Seattle Times: Don’t let dual-credit fees keep higher education out of reach

Seattle Times: Don’t let dual-credit fees keep higher education out of reach

Every Washington high school student should have a chance to jump-start his or her education by earning college credit for college-level classwork. Lawmakers can make programs that offer concurrent college and high-school credits more affordable by passing Senate Bill 5719. Dual-credit programs like Running Start and College in the High School save students time and college tuition. They can motivate students ...

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In the news: Mullet co-sponsors bill to keep charter schools running

In the news: Mullet co-sponsors bill to keep charter schools running

Charter school proponents were in Olympia yesterday testifying in favor of legislation that would keep charter schools open. KOMO News of Seattle reported on the hearing and featured in their report was Sen. Mark Mullet, D-Issaquah, who co-sponsored the bill. “It's about these kids and their families. They love their schools. I think our job is to make sure when somebody ...

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In the news: Mullet’s retirement legislation garners national attention

In the news: Mullet’s retirement legislation garners national attention

In the 2015 legislative session, Sen. Mark Mullet, D- Issaquah, sponsored legislation that makes simple, affordable retirement savings plans run entirely by the private sector available through small businesses at no cost to the employer and minimal cost to the employee. The bill was passed and signed into law. Yesterday, Gov. Chris Christie, R-New Jersey, vetoed a retirement bill that made ...

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