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Meet Karla

“When I was 11, my family moved to Auburn, Washington from Los Angeles because I was growing up in a neighborhood where we heard gun shots right across the street. After we moved, my parents worked hard, but were never … Continue reading

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Dear Students and Community Members,

Dear Students and Community Members, The past several weeks have been very difficult. The Seattle Education Access staff and board would like to express our love and support for our students and community members during these uncertain times. We will … Continue reading

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“I wanted something better”

My name is Danisha and I am a student at Central Washington University’s branch campus in Des Moines. Next August, I will graduate with a BS in Social Services. My goal is to become a counselor for at-risk youth. In … Continue reading

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A Fulbright for Javoen!

In 2008, Javoen arrived at Seattle Education Access and told the staff he wanted to earn a PhD. In fall 2016, Javoen started a PhD program at Howard University in Washington, DC and has received a Fulbright grant.  As an African … Continue reading

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A Report on the Nation’s Nongraduates

“Despite the many, serious difficulties many young people face that prompt them to leave school — homelessness, poverty, a parent’s illness, addiction, imprisonment or death — many find ways to come back.” Read more here: http://blogs.seattletimes.com/educationlab/2014/06/26/dont-call-them-dropouts-a-report-on-the-nations-nongraduates/

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Congratulations SEA Grads!

We are excited and proud to see so many of our SEA students graduate this June!  SEA Education Advocates have had the honor or cheering students on at graduation at schools including Big Picture High School, Renton Technical College, Seattle … Continue reading

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Read NY Times Article: Is College Worth It? Clearly, New Data Say “A new set of income statistics answers those questions quite clearly: Yes, college is worth it, and it’s not even close. For all the struggles that many young … Continue reading

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