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Three Washington colleges chosen for inmate Pell grant program

June 24, 2016

Three community colleges in Washington will participate in a new federal project aimed at helping prisoners learn, find work and stay out of prison after their release. The pilot program announced today by the U.S. Department of Education will allow Tacoma Community College, Centralia College and Seattle Central College to provide federal financial aid to eligible inmates for in-prison associate degree programs. >>

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