Partnership for Learning

Partnership for Learning

Partnership for Learning, the education foundation of the Washington Roundtable, brings together business leaders and education partners to improve our state’s education system, so Washington students are ready to pursue the career pathways of their choice. Learn more at

Just like college signing days for athletes, the next generation of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) leaders gather to sign a letter of intent.

The Washington College Grant is the most generous state financial aid program in the country.

Happy male teacher giving high-five to his elementary student in a sun-filled classroom.

Nearly three years in, Washington students are still feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. They aren’t alone.

There are several toolkits and community resources students and families can access for help filling out the FAFSA and WASFA.

For young people who want to learn by doing, Core Plus Aerospace classes show students how their interests can drive them toward a successful future.

Engaging in a summer internship is a useful way for students to test a career path they think might fit their interests and goals.

On STEM Signing Day, 49 high school seniors are celebrated, just like college signing days for athletes, The next generation of STEM leaders sign their letters of intent.

Just 43% of Washington students are expected to earn a credential by age 26, leaving a 27-point gap between the percentage of credentialed graduates and what the economy demands.

Jobs in Washington state are increasingly being filled by people with a post-high school credential, such as a degree, apprenticeship or certificate.

Opportunities offer real-world experiences that build upon classroom learning and prepare Washington students for high-demand jobs.

STEM Signing Day honors students’ resilience and showcases the importance of staying on track to earn postsecondary credentials.

Applying to college is intimidating for any student. Challenges can be further magnified for first-generation students.

How do we make sure students facing increasing hurdles stay on track to a credential?

Communities of color, young workers, and those with a high school diploma or less are bearing the brunt of the downturn.

Education and business leaders across Washington have one message for the class of 2020: Don’t let COVID-19 derail your plans.

How can you help and what tools are available for students to explore possibilities and make plans?

“Opportunity will abound in Washington, and we want to ensure our kids are ready for the great jobs being creating here,” says Neil Strege, vice president of the Washington Roundtable.

Washington’s FAFSA completion rate is only 54% for high school seniors — among the lowest completion rates of any state in the U.S.

Each year a growing number of students are opting for dual-credit courses.

The credential is essential: Five key success factors help students reach their goals.

Just 37.5 percent of community college students graduate from a two- or four-year institution within six years.

Nearly 3.5 million manufacturing jobs will be needed in the U.S. by 2025, and 2 million are expected to go unfilled due to a lack of skilled workers.