Washington state

WSU loses funding for migrant education

A Washington State University program that for more than four decades helped educate migrant workers and their children has lost its federal funding.

The program helped students to pass the GED tests, which certified they had high-school level skills. It was the oldest program of its kind funded by the U.S. Office of Migrant Education, and was the university’s first program for minorities.

Over the years, some 3,700 students enrolled in the program.

The Associated Press