NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 54 results Save | Export
Washington Student Achievement Council, 2023
In 2022, the Transfer Equity Project (TEP) examined key aspects of Washington's transfer ecosystem for students, specifically towards achieving equitable student outcomes. This project took the form of a self-study and engaged a task force that included a wide range of participants from various organizations in Washington. From this exploration…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Equal Education, Minority Group Students, Guided Pathways
Kwakye, Isaac; Lacalli, Emma – Washington Student Achievement Council, 2023
The Washington Student Achievement Council partnered with the North Central Educational Service District to design and develop a series of animated videos to share simple and clear information with students about the Washington College Grant and the benefits of pursuing education or training after high school. The videos aimed to build an engaging…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Student Financial Aid, Video Technology, Information Dissemination
Washington Student Achievement Council, 2023
The dataset used in this report was created by combining Bridge to Finish intervention records, provided by the United Way of King County (UWKC), with student information provided by the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC). The intervention records span the terms from summer 2018 through fall 2021. SBCTC data include these…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Programs, Community Colleges, Technical Institutes
Bryant, Matt; Magisos, Ami – Washington Student Achievement Council, 2023
Washington has made some strides in recent years toward increasing awareness and state support of students' basic needs but has lacked state and regional information to drive larger-scale policies, programs, and investments to address the attainment barriers associated with basic needs insecurity. State and regional data on unmet basic needs can…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Needs Assessment, Student Surveys, Child Care
Kwakye, Isaac; Lacalli, Emma – Washington Student Achievement Council, 2023
Washington's high school graduation rate has increased over the past decade. In 2022, 82 percent of high school students in the state graduated in four years, a six-percentage point increase over the 2013 graduation rate. This report looks at postsecondary enrollment trends for Washington high school graduates in the classes of 2020 and 2021…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, High School Graduates, Graduation Rate, Enrollment Trends
Henderson, Brit; Holman, Daron; Lacalli, Emma – Washington Student Achievement Council, 2023
Higher education offers many benefits to individuals and society--including increased employment opportunities and higher wages--and can help disrupt cycles of intergenerational poverty by improving economic outcomes for those who earn postsecondary credentials. Public community and technical colleges offer a relatively affordable, open-access…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Programs, Community Colleges, Technical Institutes
Washington Student Achievement Council, 2023
Washington has some of the strongest state financial aid programs in the country. These programs support a diverse set of educational opportunities--from certificate programs to associate and bachelor's degrees. They are available to help cover the costs of tuition for many low- and middle-income students. Washington's commitment to helping…
Descriptors: High School Students, College Bound Students, Student Financial Aid, Knowledge Level
Kwakye, Isaac; Oliver, Daniel – Washington Student Achievement Council, 2022
A postsecondary degree is widely promoted as a great intergenerational economic equalizer for individuals born into disadvantaged economic circumstances. Yet, there is little empirical evidence documenting the extent that this may be true and whether people from all racial and ethnic, and language backgrounds are benefitting equally. We provide a…
Descriptors: Social Mobility, Occupational Mobility, Economic Factors, Income
Kwakye, Isaac; Lacalli, Emma – Washington Student Achievement Council, 2022
Racial disparities are evident across Washington's K-12 education system. This report provides an analysis of Washington K-12 education data and reveals that there are consistent opportunity gaps for students of color. The COVID-19 pandemic has emphasized the need to address racial disparities as communities of color have faced disproportionate…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Racial Differences, School Readiness
Kwakye, Isaac; Deane, K. C. – Washington Student Achievement Council, 2022
Achieving Washington's state attainment goal of 70% of residents aged 25-44 earning a credential requires not just maintaining but increasing college enrollment among high school graduates and adult learners. Increasing enrollment and reaching the attainment goal among Washingtonians from populations historically excluded from higher education…
Descriptors: Enrollment Trends, Educational Policy, College Enrollment, Trend Analysis
Washington Student Achievement Council, 2022
The Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) engaged with BERK Consulting to conduct twelve focus groups with adult learners across the state in 2022. Funded by the Lumina Foundation, the study focuses on populations furthest from educational opportunities, including those from racial and ethnic groups with the lowest attainment levels;…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Educational Attainment, Low Income Students, Employment Level
Monear, Daryl – Washington Student Achievement Council, 2022
Education and training after high school is critical for individual development and career advancement in Washington's innovative and evolving labor market. However, college enrollment and completion rates lag behind state goals and the national average. Washington has some of the most generous state financial aid opportunities in the country to…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, State Aid, Access to Education, Postsecondary Education
Byrne, Rebecca; Kibort-Crocker, Emma – Washington Student Achievement Council, 2022
Each year, only 60% of high school graduates in Washington transition to postsecondary education within one year. Family engagement is a critical part of the college search and transition process. Families are often involved in campus visits, financial planning, and the shifting of norms and responsibilities when a student begins their higher…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, College Bound Students, Family Involvement, College Choice
Kwakye, Isaac; Deane, K. C. – Washington Student Achievement Council, 2022
When postsecondary education is accessible and pathways to earning a credential are available to all, the economic and personal benefits afforded to both individuals and society are substantial. Improving access and completion using strategies that attempt to support all students--regardless of demographic background--may yield important progress.…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Equal Education, Success, State Action
Washington Student Achievement Council, 2022
In 2019, the Washington Student Achievement Council adopted a Strategic Framework to better understand how state higher education policy contributes to campus and student success. The framework organizes the policy work into four areas deemed essential to achieve the 70 percent goal: (1) Affordability; (2) Enrollment; (3) Completion; and (4)…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Strategic Planning, State Policy, Higher Education
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4