California Approved Nearly $500M in Emergency Aid for Community-College Students. Could Washington be Next?October 15, 2019 |
by Elise Takahama
This month, California legislators made news when they opted to provide community-college students with nearly $500 million in emergency financial assistance, a recognition of the extreme poverty and instability some students face.
Turns out, something similar is happening in Washington, but at a smaller scale — and leaders of two-year Washington schools are working to give more to their students, too.