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.
Graduate Tacoma’s inaugural Charting Our Future conference is a chance to harness our collective knowledge, experience, and power. Part leadership, part peer-learning conference, we want to hear your session ideas. This event is open to all youth, parents, educators, and community members.
We call on our partners, friends, and advocates to join our collective voices during the month of February to build a Tacoma that justly serves our students.
The Fair Start of Kids Act would make early learning – including childcare, preschool, and programs for infants and toddlers – more affordable and accessible for families and more sustainable for providers, who are typically women of color.
The Foundation for Tacoma Students would like to share this opportunity to work in partnership and operationalize Juneteenth as a company paid holiday. We tenaciously believe that this acknowledgment is an important step toward our ongoing commitment to anti-racism
Gov. Inslee is calling for education related programs to be maintained – a noticeable divergence from last year’s conversation around program budget cuts. Legislators also introduced The Fair Start for Kids Act addressing the child care crisis.
All meetings, hearings, and testimonies for the 2021 legislative session will be happen virtually. This provides constitutes with more access and opportunity to be heard by their elected officials than ever before. Whether it’s tracking a bill or testifying in front of a committee, we’ve compiled a list of resources to keep you connected and engaged during this unprecedented session.
Foundation for Tacoma Students board member Grant Hosford testified in front of the Senate committee in favor of a bill regarding the development of comprehensive school counseling programs. As a retired principal and counselor, Grant has witnessed firsthand the impact that school counselors have on the social, emotional, and educational success of youth.