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Dyer, Melinda; Ward, Justin – Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, 2019
Currently, there are more than 1.35 million children and youth experiencing homelessness enrolled in schools across the nation. Students experiencing homelessness are more likely to suffer academically and are less likely to finish school when compared to their housed peers. Homeless students are less likely to engage in school, more likely to…
Descriptors: Homeless People, At Risk Students, School Districts, Enrollment
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, 2018
The Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)--the nation's largest regional tuition-reciprocity program--is celebrating its 30th year of regional exchange in the 2017-18 academic year. The tuition reciprocity agreement allows nonresident students from a WICHE state to enroll in participating two- or four-year public institutions located in another…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Exchange Programs, Geographic Regions, Out of State Students
LaViolet, Tania; Fresquez, Benjamin; Maxson, McKenzie; Wyner, Joshua – Aspen Institute, 2018
"The Talent Blind Spot," which is divided into two reports, demonstrates that, each year, more than 50,000 high-achieving, low- and moderate-income community college students do not transfer to a four-year institution. Approximately 15,000 of these students have a 3.7 GPA or higher, which suggests they could succeed at even the most…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, College Transfer Students, Graduation Rate
Randall, Katie Weaver; Ward, Justin – Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, 2018
The 2013 Washington State Legislature enacted legislation (Revised Code of Washington [RCW] 28A.165.100) requiring additional data reporting for the Learning Assistance Program (LAP). Under the guidelines provided in the law, the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) produces an annual report to the Legislature summarizing the…
Descriptors: Language Arts, Mathematics Education, Supplementary Education, Learning Problems
Mahoney, Katherine; Reykdal, Kim – Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, 2018
Before the 2011-12 school year, eligible students in the 11th and 12th grades were funded by the state for a combined maximum of 2.0 full-time equivalent (FTE) in both high school and the Running Start program each year. In 2011, the Legislature established a limit to this funding for a combined maximum enrollment of 1.2 FTE over one school year.…
Descriptors: Grade 11, Grade 12, High School Students, Full Time Equivalency
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, 2015
The world is changing rapidly. With changes in technology, demographics, and workforce trends, Washington needs colleges to not only keep pace, but lead the way. Washington's 34 community and technical colleges answer that call. The community and technical colleges have proven uniquely positioned to adapt to, embrace, and ignite change. Community…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Technical Institutes, Career Education, Employment Potential
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, 2015
Washington's community and technical colleges have an open door policy that gives everyone a fair shot at enrolling in college and improving their lives if they have the drive and determination. They accept students at any age and stage in their lives and at any educational level. They take students from where they are, to where they want to be.…
Descriptors: Technical Institutes, Community Colleges, Enrollment, Open Enrollment
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, 2015
The vision of Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges is to build strong communities, individuals and families, and achieve a greater global competitiveness and prosperity for the state and its economy by raising the knowledge and skills of the state's residents. The most urgent mission of the Washington State Board for…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Technical Institutes, Educational Objectives, Role of Education