Providing every child with a high-quality education is among our most important responsibilities as a community. Educational attainment is perhaps the most powerful factor in determining whether children will reach their full potential as healthy, self-sufficient adults.
|Holocaust Center for Humanity »The Holocaust Center has seen an increasing demand for Holocaust education resources in our region. Our teacher seminars are at capacity. Holocaust teaching trunks have waiting lists. Lake Washington Schools Foundation »The Lake Washington Schools Foundation supports the Lake Washington School District by raising funds for programs that inspire learning, help at-risk students, and improve academic performance. College Access Now »College Access Now is an innovative program dedicated to making college admission possible for talented, motivated and economically disadvantaged students.
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Coaching-to-College Pairs Foster Children with Volunteer Mentors
Treehouse for Kids offers Coaching-to-College, a program pairing foster children with volunteer mentors to help them identify, pursue and achieve their educational goals. Working with their mentor, they discuss college options and even tour campuses together. This kind of support and mentoring is essential to help foster children learn about and access higher education.
|Kids Count Data Center
The Annie E. Casey Foundation's KIDS COUNT Data Center provides more than 100 indicators of child well-being, including economic status, health, safety and risk factors.
Teaching Adolescents to Become Learners
This report by the Consortium on Chicago School Research outlines a new framework for understanding how non-cognitive factors influence the behaviors that drive academic performance among middle and high school students.
The Road Map Project 2013 Results Report
The Road Map Project's Results Report is the Road Map Project’s annual report card. It presents the most recent data on the project’s Indicators of Student Success and, where possible, shows trends and results relative to baselines and targets.
School Reports and District Scorecards
Seattle Public Schools provides detailed information on how each school, and the district overall, is performing. These reports also explain what the district is doing to increase academic achievement and close the achievement gap in each school and across the district.