$20,000 state grants helping Holyoke students in early college programs

The state gave its blessing and $20,000 Tuesday for “early college” programs for public school students working with Holyoke Community College and Westfield State University. The ties with colleges are part of the Holyoke public schools’ redesign of the high schools and middle schools intended to establish a pathway for every student to college and a career, said Stephen K. Zrike, the state-appointed receiver in charge of managing the Holyoke public schools.

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