Grant designed to help students become college-ready
Improving the path to and through college is the goal of how a nearly $150,000 College Spark Grant that Eastern Washington University has received will be utilized.
EWU will partner with Community Colleges of Spokane and K-12 school districts in the greater-Spokane region to improve the alignment of curriculum and assessments with each other and to the Common Core State Standards.
“The goal is to have students entertain a different mindset,” Barbara Alvin, EWU Mathematics Department chair said.
There’s a multi-pronged focus to the program. It will include increasing the number of stu...