Merrill Williams is blazing new trails in her life thanks to personal dedication and higher education opportunities.
Bryan Daniels is on track to graduate with a bachelor of applied science (BAS) from Clover Park Technical College.
Duyen Le won a prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship while attending South Seattle College. Now she's studying banking at a university.
Many states are abandoning the tests--which often land students in ineffective remedial college classes--in favor of focusing on students' high-school grades.
The Washington College Savings Plan was passed by legislators with strong bipartisan support this week and is expected to be signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee. The 529 option would be available by the end of the year.
Several recent studies have shown those projects cut crime and prison costs by helping inmates go home and stay there instead of returning.
Lawmakers in the state of Washington want to give college dropouts a chance to finish their degree for free, a novel proposal that could have far-reaching implications for boosting national completion rates.