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.
Tacoma is allocated to receive $63 million from the American Rescue Plan to support the community with relief from the pandemic.
Join our partners at Project Child Success and Washington Communities for Children in highlighting the need for increased investments in early learning across the state
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.
The policy cutoff date is only one week away! This means that any bills that haven’t passed out of their policy committee will not move forward this session.