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Webinar: “Diverted Lives”- School and community differences in post-secondary education transitions

Posted by levi.mcgarry | August 20, 2019

In cooperation with the Washington State Office of Financial Management’s Education Research and Data Center, WSU’s Child and Family Research Unit has completed an analysis of community, school, and individual student characteristics that predict differences in high school graduates transition to post-secondary education.

This webinar presents key findings describing the experiences of 2016 high school graduates in Washington. Consistent with previous reports, school poverty is a significant predictor, but the level of adversity reported by students and resulting adjustment challenges provide comparable impact.

Presenter: Dr. Christopher Blodgett
Director, WSU Child and Family Research Unit

Webinar Recording: “Diverted Lives: The impact of adversity and poverty on transitions to post-secondary education”

Questions can be directed to:
Myah Houghten
WSU Child and Family Research Unit