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Budget Crisis For Community College In Washington State

SHORELINE, Wash. (AP) – Facing a nearly $2 million budget shortfall, administrators at Shoreline Community College have begun a program-by-program review to decide which they will cut.

Some fear a popular dental hygiene program could be eliminated entirely.

The Seattle Times reports the Shoreline program attracts about 120 applicants each year but accepts just 24.

In a campus budget update this month, Shoreline Community College President Cheryl Roberts said every program remains under consideration for cuts.


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