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Pathways to Excellence

The Pathways to Excellence Awards recognize schools that are making measurable progress in closing the Opportunity Gap and creating greater educational opportunity for all students.

Pathways to Excellence

What’s happening at the school down the road from you? Whether you have students in your family or not, the successes and shortcomings in our schools impact our society and the economy. We espouse equal opportunity, yet the educational experience and outcome for diverse economic and ethnic groups don’t reflect this ideal. Across Washington and throughout the nation, schools are working to overcome gaps in opportunity and achievement.
To what extent is data actually useful — and how effectively are we marshaling...
Find out what Lacey Elementary School, Foster High School and Union Gap School...
A one-building school district gives Union Gap teachers the freedom to set...
A culture of togetherness has helped the teachers and students of Lacey...
A diverse school that is helping its students succeed, before and after...

Neah Bay Interactive Case Study

In a state and nation that struggle to serve American Indian students, Neah Bay Elementary defies the odds. Read the case study

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