Rural districts continue community college partnership

Michael Brock

In the spring of 2016, five rural school districts in the region began a partnership with the Community Colleges of Spokane to further career and college readiness for students.

The project—which includes the school districts of Riverside, Mary Walker, Colville, Reardan-Edwall and Grand Coulee Dam—strives to increase placement into, and success in, college-level courses, specifically English and math. To help fund the project, College Spark Washington provided a grant of nearly $150,000.

A video was recently released that has interviews with members of Riverside High School—a teacher and two students—and several peole involved with CCS.

Read the full article in the July 22 edition of the Deer Park Tribune.