Don’t Skimp on GrantsMay 2, 2017 |
by Editorial Board
Our region is blessed with a banquet of choices when it comes to higher-ed.
Within a 35-mile radius of downtown Tacoma, there are two technical colleges, a half dozen community colleges, a handful of private and public universities, and dozens of certificate programs ranging from machining and manufacturing to massage therapy.
Despite all these post-secondary opportunities, less than 40 percent of Tacoma School District graduates take advantage and stick with it until the end.