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Health-care David and Goliath partner on clinic

Huge Swedish Medical Group provided startup money and a cheap lease for Country Doctor Community Health Centers to open an after-hours clinic serving patients who in the past have often turned to hospital emergency rooms for nonemergency treatment. Above, Jesus Perez talks with medical assistant Kate Peterson and nurse practitioner Jaime Hensel at the clinic last month.

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Huge Swedish Medical Group provided startup money and a cheap lease for Country Doctor Community Health Centers to open an after-hours clinic serving patients who in the past have often turned to hospital emergency rooms for nonemergency treatment. Above, Jesus Perez talks with medical assistant Kate Peterson and nurse practitioner Jaime Hensel at the clinic last month.

Suspensions hit minorities, special-ed students hardest

Discipline data in nine Washington school districts shows that students who are black or Native American, and those in special education, are suspended and expelled at higher-than-average rates.

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Assistance for low-income students applying to college

College-going rates for low-income students hover at 51 percent, and much of the reason may be that most have no one to help them navigate the final steps of the process.

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