In partnership with Pierce County, The Foundation for Tacoma Students is thrilled to announce the programs selected for funding from our second and third rounds of review through the Pierce…
In partnership with Pierce County, The Foundation for Tacoma Students is thrilled to announce the first round of funded programs through the Pierce County Expanded Learning Opportunity (ELO) Fund.
To better support the continued evolution and growth of Tacoma Completes, the facilitation and leadership of the initiative has moved from Degrees of Change to FFTS as of July 1, 2021. Schools graduates by working on systems-level changes with community partners.
With the support of Pierce County and the American Rescue Plan, the Foundation for Tacoma Students is leading the planning and allocation of capacity-investment dollars for ELO programs that focus on SEL outcomes throughout Pierce County during the summer of 2021.
Majority Democrats in the House and Senate responded with easily the most momentous and activist session in decades, not only responding to a raft of COVID-related challenges but also making landmark, long-sought-after progress on major progressive priorities, including racial justice and tax reform.
How we name and operationalize practices of holding ourselves accountable to every young person is the task at hand. While it isn’t always clear how the full educational ecosystem intersects, ownership and accountability are critical if we are to realize true justice for all.
By 2030, 70 percent of Tacoma Public Schools students will earn a degree, technical certificate, or gain a good-earning wage employment opportunity within six years of high school graduation. Targeted efforts will focus on students of color and those impacted by poverty.
We know our Tacoma family is deeply hurt and troubled by the domestic terrorism that occurred in Atlanta and Boulder, Co. The Foundation for Tacoma Students and Graduate Tacoma remain committed to our mission and condemn these acts of violence.
With all students opted into the College Bound Scholarship, we are relieving an unnecessary burden for many of our school staff, students, and families. SB-5321 has the potential to support communities across the state to increase their college-going culture and college enrollment rates.
Graduate Tacoma’s inaugural Charting Our Future conference is a chance to harness our collective knowledge, experience, and power. Part leadership, part peer-learning conference, we want to hear your session ideas. This event is open to all youth, parents, educators, and community members.