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2020

Council will discuss opportunities to improve equity in dual credit

January 23 | Olympia—High school students are more likely to enroll and succeed in college if they have taken rigorous dual credit courses. In 2015, Washington seniors who participated in at least one dual credit program were twice as likely to enroll in postsecondary education the fall after graduation. But stark racial and income disparities persist. Keep reading

Statewide rate of students signing up for College Bound Scholarship increases to 72 percent

January 22 | Olympia—The Washington Student Achievement Council has recognized schools and districts that signed up more than 72 percent of last year's eligible 8th grade students for the College Bound Scholarship. Over 230 middle schools and almost 100 school districts exceeded the statewide sign-up rate of 72 percent—a 2 percentage point increase over last year’s state sign-up rate—and will receive Gold Star Awards for their efforts. Keep reading

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