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Schwab Bank Grant Offers College Planning Kick-Start to Nevada Kindergartners

May 22, 2013 - Business Wire

In an effort to encourage more Nevada students to graduate from college, Schwab Bank today announced it will grant $20,000 to the Nevada College Kick Start Program, administered by Nevada State Treasurer Kate Marshall, to fund college savings accounts for 400 kindergarten students in Washoe County Title 1 schools.

Students with a college savings account are up to seven times more likely to attend college than those without an account, according to 2010 research from the Center for Social D...