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Advisory: April 14 Council Meeting

Council to discuss expanding dual credit opportunities for Washington students 

April 8, 2021 

Olympia—On Wednesday, April 14, the Washington Student Achievement Council will discuss opportunities to expand student access to dual credit coursework.

The discussion will include a review of the guiding principles for improving the state’s dual credit system. Developed through Washington’s Dual Credit Task Force, the principles are designed to support the development of a dual-credit system that eliminates current inequities in access, affordability, and college & career counseling. 

The meeting will also include additional agenda items focused on addressing racial inequities that persist in higher education.

The public will have opportunities to comment during the meeting. Those who plan to attend should register on Zoom prior. 

TVW will live stream the meeting. TVW visitors will be able to access the April 14 meeting from this link.

All meeting materials will be available online on the day of the meeting. 

About Dual Credit

Dual credit programs give students the opportunity to earn high school and college credit simultaneously. Students who earn college credit are more likely to graduate high school, enroll in college, and complete college degrees. Visit the WSAC dual credit page to learn more. 

About the Dual Credit Task Force

The Council convened the Dual Credit Task Force in an effort to create an equitable dual credit system, ultimately leading to increased postsecondary enrollment for systemically underserved students. Task Force members included students, representatives from community-based organizations and state agencies, and leaders and practitioners from both K12 and higher education.  

About the Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC)

The Washington Student Achievement Council is committed to increasing educational opportunities and attainment in Washington.