California Approved Nearly $500M in Emergency Aid for Community-College Students. Could Washington be Next? - Community College News Now
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California Approved Nearly $500M in Emergency Aid for Community-College Students. Could Washington be Next?



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.

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