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Video: Evergreen students on canceling Day of Absence

The Evergreen State College announced back in February that the Day of Absence/Day of Presence — which ignited protests and accusation of racism and intolerance on campus last spring — would be canceled this year. Here, students react to the end of the annual spring event.

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Evergreen looks to cut $6 million from its budget, raise fees due to enrollment drop

The Evergreen State College is looking to cut more than 10 percent from its operating budget for 2018-19 and raise student fees because of declining enrollment. In a memo to the board of trustees, Evergreen President George Bridges wrote that the budget cuts are needed because of lower-than-expected tuition revenue, and that the college will need to lay off “some” staff and eliminate “many positions that are currently vacant.”

Here are the states with the highest and lowest paid teachers

Teachers across the country have been walking out of their classrooms demanding higher wages and better funding for their schools. The National Center for Education Statistics reported the states with the highest and lowest paid teachers.