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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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Act Six Celebrates 87 New Graduates

Tacoma, Wash. – August 9, 2021 –This past school year, with our largest graduating class, 87 Act Six scholars from underrepresented communities throughout Washington, Oregon, Illinois, Indiana, and Minnesota graduated from college, bringing the count of program graduates to 540. These scholars, hailing from Tacoma,…
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Leadership of Tacoma Completes Transitions to Foundation for Tacoma Students

Degrees of Change launched the Tacoma Completes initiative in 2019 in collaboration with the Foundation for Tacoma Students (FFTS).  Focused on increasing the college completion rates for Tacoma Public Schools graduates by working on systems-level changes with community partners, Tacoma Completes has surfaced valuable data…
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New Report Describes Student Challenges to Staying in College

February 19, 2021 | Press Release Now available, the Tacoma Completes Student Voice Research Report draws on the experiences of more than 50 students who left college before completing their degree to inform the future of college support systems. “These students’ stories provide valuable perspective…
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Act Six Celebrates 55 New Graduates

Tacoma, Wash. – August 14, 2020 –This past school year, 55 Act Six scholars from underrepresented communities throughout Washington, Oregon, Illinois, Indiana and Minnesota graduated from college, bringing the count of program graduates to more than 450. These scholars, hailing from Tacoma, Seattle, Portland, Spokane,…
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