Our region is one of many around the country that has worked to reframe conversations about disconnection with the more strengths-based term “opportunity youth,” putting the onus on the systems ...Read More
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Local high school students have spoken: 96 percent have affirmed the desire to pursue a postsecondary education. Despite this, we are not doing enough for our young people. Nearly 2,000 ...Read More
The earliest years of a child’s life are critical to their education. Yet in South Seattle and South King County, only 35 percent of low-income children are kindergarten ready. While ...Read More
South King County was one of seven communities selected to participate in Opportunity Works, a national effort to help opportunity youth transition to postsecondary education. A recent Urban Institute ...Read More
Ninety-six percent of Road Map Project region high schoolers envision a future where they earn a postsecondary education and pursue meaningful, living-wage careers, but currently, less than a third earn ...Read More
The Road Map Project’s latest annual report on education across seven King County school districts shows a rapidly changing region that’s not meeting the needs of its K-12 students. Yet, ...Read More