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Washington state's big bet on 'free college'

  • Written by William Zumeta, Professor of Public Policy and Governance and Professor of Education, University of Washington
Washington state has passed a measure to cover college tuition for students from low- and moderate-income families.VDB Photos/

Washington state doesn’t have a problem finding educated people to work in its booming high-tech economy – it’s just most of those people come from out of state.

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