King County Announces Funding For Two Partnerships Aimed at Advancing Equitable Access to Education Through King County Promise

King County’s Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) is excited to announce two funding awards for King County Promise (KCP), a program model designed to develop a comprehensive student support model, helping historically underserved young people to obtain postsecondary credentials. KCP is a public-private partnership engaging local K-12 school districts, Community Based Organizations (CBO),…

Save the Date for King County Promise Request for Proposal (RFP) Release: February 17th

Nearly all jobs that yield a family wage in King County require a postsecondary credential. Young people understand this and want to further their education. But, only 30% of local students complete any kind of college credential by their mid-20s. For students of color, completion rates are even lower.  To further understand why and to address this disparity, Puget…

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Celebrating our first year of PSTAA implementation

This month, the Puget Sound Taxpay Accountability Account (PSTAA) celebrates its first year of implementation. The PSTAA team is thrilled to share about some recent milestones as well as some upcoming opportunities!