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College Spark grant aims to move low-income students past remediation, into college-level courses

May 15, 2014

High school graduates will have another way of getting placed into college-level classes and possibly avoid remediation thanks to an effort funded by College Spark Washington. The organization has awarded a $150,000 grant to the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges to help three community colleges – Bellevue, Big Bend, and Peninsula – use transcripts to place students into the appropriate level of math and English classes rather than relying on placement tests alone. >>

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