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A quick recap of the ongoing work by our amazing students and staff from the previous month. College Student Renewal Rates Climb 10,000 Degrees college students here in the North Bay and across the country exceeded 2017-18 renewal rates for the Free Application for Federal…

National data show that careful investments in initiatives such as high-quality preschools and small class size in elementary can pay off, according to David K. Kirp, a professor of public policy at UC Berkeley. Recent research concludes that targeting children from low-income families can change…

A quick recap of the ongoing work by our amazing students and staff from the previous month. Incredible Application Numbers! Thanks to a massive push by staff and students ahead of the March 2nd deadline, 10,000 Degrees is celebrating our greatest tally ever – over…

According to a new report by California Competes, a policy and advocacy organization focusing on the state’s system of higher education, California’s high school graduation rates have increased significantly in recent years, but the percentage of those students who complete their college education continues to…

A quick recap of the ongoing work by our amazing students and staff from the previous month. 8th Graders Visit College On Monday, February 5, the entire 8th grade class from Altimira Middle School toured Sacramento State – for many students, this was their very…

San Rafael, CA, January 18, 2018 – 10,000 Degrees, a leading college success nonprofit in California, has been awarded a multi-year Catalyst Grant from the Wellington Management Foundation to help launch program expansion to San Francisco, beginning at Balboa High School and City College of San…

The real estate team of Spiro Stratigos and Dorothy MacDougald, known as Spiro Marin at Zephyr Real Estate, is once again the No. 1 Top Producer for all of Novato in 2017, as well as Zephyr’s Top Producing Team in Marin. Spiro Marin’s philosophy is…

A quick recap of the ongoing work by our amazing students and staff from the previous month. Financial Aid Renewals For 10,000 Degrees college students, the focus turns to financial aid renewal, including the 10,000 Degrees Scholarship. As always, our goal is to make sure…

 This year on #GivingTuesday, 10,000 Degrees Sonoma State students gathered to give thanks to the many passionate donors who help make their college dreams come true. For more information about supporting 10,000 Degrees programs, contact Director of Development Caroline Silverstein at 415-451-4016 or csilverstein@10000degree.org