Learn how the Foundation for Tacoma Students is supporting the Graduate Tacoma community-wide movement to advocate for equitable policy shifts that improve student outcomes, cradle to career.
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.
Two of the Graduate Tacoma Advocacy Network’s 2021 policy priorities officially passed out of both the House of Representatives and the State Senate – meaning they now head to Governor Inslee’s office to sign into law.
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.