Education and training after high school are key to giving Washington students the opportunities they need to be successful. Studies show that a credential after high school – such as a degree, apprenticeship, or certificate in a specific field such as medicine, technology or manufacturing – is one of the strongest indicators of lifetime earnings. Expanding opportunities for education and training beyond high school and promoting credential completion helps ensure that students can succeed regardless of their family circumstances.
How will we reach our goal that 70 percent of Washington students earn a credential after high school?
The College Promise Coalition focuses on strategies that increase enrollment in programs after high school and provide supports to help students complete these programs. These strategies must focus on closing racial, income, and gender opportunity gaps. College Promise Coalition supports: