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Achieving the Dream

As they enter college, many students derail, discouraged by remedial coursework, overwhelmed by the rigor of college courses or unsure of how to ask for help from instructors and peers. Recognizing that Washington has a strong community college system that is worth investing in, College Spark provided more than $10... Read more >

College Bound Scholarship Program

Ask middle school students if they’re going to college, and more than 90% will respond yes! They are definitely going to college. (Harris Interactive Poll) Their parents are on the same page, with nearly the same percentage stating that a college education is very important for their child. In spite of... Read more >

College Readiness Initiative

Low-income students often drift through high school or drop out, while their higher-income peers prepare for college. The College Readiness Initiative helped students understand the value of college and work toward getting there. Over a nine-year period, College Spark worked to improve the college readiness of low-income students in Washington... Read more >