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After 22 Years, Act Six Announces Final Class

TACOMA, Wash. (May 1, 2024) – Degrees of Change recently learned that many of our college partners have made the difficult decision to withdraw from the Act Six program. While every college’s situation is unique, ultimately there were not enough partners left to continue selecting…
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Franklin Pierce Schools Joins Seed Teachers

TACOMA, Wash. (November 21, 2023) – Franklin Pierce School District (FPS) announces it is joining the innovative Seed Teachers program, a transformative initiative developed by Degrees of Change in partnership with Pacific Lutheran University (PLU). “The Seed Teachers program is a perfect fit for our district.…
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Degrees of Change Names Marquise Dixon As CEO

TACOMA, Wash. (May 9, 2023) – We are excited to announce that the Degrees of Change board of directors has appointed Marquise Dixon as its next chief executive officer. Founder and current CEO Tim Herron will transition to a new role as chief innovation officer.…
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Act Six Celebrates 60 New College Graduates

Tacoma, Wash. – August 25, 2022 –This past school year, 60 Act Six scholars from underrepresented communities throughout Washington, Oregon, Illinois, Indiana, and Minnesota graduated from college, bringing the count of program graduates to 600. These scholars, hailing from Tacoma, Seattle, Portland, Spokane, Yakima Valley,…
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