PSESD News

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The Puget Sound College & Career Network at PSESD was selected as the King County Promise System Supporting Organization. King County Promise is a bold, public-private partnership to increase equity in college access and success for historically underserved students in King County. The goals of King County Promise and the role of the System Supporting Organization closely align to PSESD’s End: Success for Each Child and Eliminate the Opportunity Gap by Leading with Racial Equity.

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PSESD’s Strategy, Evaluation and Learning Department (StEL) recently concluded the Data Capacity for Equity Partnership, a groundbreaking initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that sought to examine how data is used to address deep inequities in education and to support the adoption of a racial equity lens.

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The District Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) Implementation Grant Application is now live!

The District Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) Implementation Grant Application is now live! This is an exciting opportunity that provides intensive support for the implementation of an integrated MTSS framework.

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Diverse Educator Pathways in PSESD are committed to an educator workforce that represents the diverse community we serve. To achieve these goals, we must work together to transform the systems that prepare, identify and retain our Black, Indigenous and Educators of Color.

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The Puget Sound College & Career Network, the Community Center for Educational Results, and Highline College have released a new report, Inequity by Design: How College Placement Policies Perpetuate Institutional Racism. The report is the culmination of a multi-year, three-study series exploration into the enrollment and placement policies of community and technical colleges in the Road Map Project region and the subsequent impacts on high school graduates seeking to enter those institutions.

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