Across Washington and throughout the nation, schools are working to overcome gaps in opportunity and achievement. Pathways to Excellence shines a light on schools creating better blueprints for success. This year, we are proud to honor schools and teachers that are closing the Opportunity Gap through innovative curriculum development and student support strategies. Lacey Elementary School fosters a culture in which teachers demonstrate a shared commitment to each and every child. Small and nimble, Union Gap School tracks and uses student progress data to give teachers the latitude they need to create effective lessons for students with particular needs. Foster High School has increased graduation rates by offering its students a chance to make up credits. Watch the full documentary above.