Article via ThurstonTalk
By Molly Walsh
Running Start enables high school juniors and seniors to enroll in college classes numbered 100 or above while receiving both high school and college credit. Enrolled students can attend college tuition-free and by the time they earn their high school diploma, they can also earn an Associate Degree.
Article via Nisqually Valley News
By Eric Rosane
Last November, graduates of Yelm Community School’s inaugural High School 21+ program were formally recognized by district officials. It was, for many, a moment to take in the extensive collaboration between the district, South Puget Sound Community College, Yelm Timberland Library and the South Sound YMCA. And for those that graduated, it was a moment to take pride in and celebrate.
Via the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
The Washington State Association of College Trustees (ACT) honored 34 community and technical college students Monday night at its annual Transforming Lives awards ceremony. The annual ceremony recognizes current and former students of community and technical colleges whose lives were transformed by attending their college.
Via South Sound Business
By Dr. Tim Stokes, David Schaffert, and Michael Cade
Lawmakers will soon gather in Olympia for the 2019 legislative session. Their jobs won’t be easy.
This is the year the Legislature must write the next two-year state budget, weighing many competing and important demands in the process.