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Council to discuss impacts of basic needs insecurity on college students

May 17 | Olympia—At its May 24 meeting, the Washington Student Achievement Council will discuss the critical barrier of basic needs insecurity in undermining postsecondary success. Many students face significant challenges to basic needs, including housing and food insecurity and lack of access to healthcare and childcare, with disproportionate impacts on students of color and LGBT+, first generation, parenting and veteran students. Keep reading.
 

Announcement: Capital One Otterbot Grant

Generous $1.5 million Capital One Foundation grant will fund research to support postsecondary opportunities for low-income students in the state.

May 9 | Olympia—The Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) is excited to share a new research project to improve postsecondary opportunities for low-income Washington students, supported by a $1.5 million grant from the Capital One Foundation. The project will help WSAC gain an increased understanding of student usage and engagement with WSAC’s interactive chatbot, Otterbot, and its effects on key outcomes such as FAFSA completion and college matriculation. Keep reading.
 

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