Lack of funds hinders minority outreach, Washington state higher ed leaders say

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The Washington Legislature needs to be more aware of the changing and increasing minority population among college-ready students, local higher education officials told a House committee on Friday.

The House Higher Education Committee met at Yakima Valley Community College and heard from the local colleges and universities on the subject of under-represented minorities in higher education.

Leaders from YVCC, Heritage University and Central Washington University detailed some of the programs their schools have initiated to help bridge the gap in achievement between white and minority students.

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