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.
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Investment Initiatives Support Academic Success of Seattle Public Schools' Children
The Alliance for Education seeks to help children in Seattle Public Schools achieve academic success. The organization does this through investment initiatives related to college readiness, community engagement, school board and staff development, and data assessment.
Approximately 45 percent of the nation’s public high school graduates will be non-White by 2019-20, reflecting increases in Hispanic (41 percent) and Asian/Pacific Islander (30 percent) graduates.
|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.
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.
For Each and Every Child
The Equity and Excellence Commission's charge was to provide advice to the secretary of the U.S. Department of Education on the disparities in meaningful educational opportunities that give rise to the achievement gap, with a focus on systems of finance, and to recommend ways in which federal and state policies could address such disparities.