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11 Questions With Community Leadership Team Member Kevin Truong

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The Road Map Project recently announced its first-ever Community Leadership Team, a group that will provide visionary leadership and community accountability for improving education results and closing achievement and opportunity gaps. Over the next few months, you’ll get to learn more … Continue reading


#MyEdPath: From Chicago’s South Side to Seattle—Learning to Play Tough for Kids

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This blog was written for the Cradle Through College Coalition’s #MyEdPath project. To learn more and to share your story and photos, visit c2ccoalition.org. I am one lucky person, especially when it comes to education. My mom and dad were … Continue reading


Is Poverty Taken into Consideration in K-12 funding?

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By Mary Jean Ryan, Executive Director of Community Center for Education Results There are many challenges in Washington State education funding, but a recent analysis shows that the state is also missing a crucial element in calculating their basic education … Continue reading


Ina Maka Family Program: Integrating Vroom to assist ongoing family support for kids’ brain development

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By Kjerstin Wood Note: Public Health – Seattle & King County and Road Map Project are releasing a series of blogs related to the county-wide activation of Vroom, a resource for organizations and families to help everyone learn how to … Continue reading


Exploring the Roads to Success

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By Mary Jean Ryan, Executive Director, CCER The Road Map Project is undergoing a significant period of “reconstruction,” so some “rerouting” be necessary. The Road Map Project began in 2010, and in that first year the 2020 goal was set … Continue reading


A Partnership to Support the Birth to 3rd Grade Work Group

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The following is a guest blog post by Lynda Petersen, Associate Director of the Community Center for Education Results and staffer for the Road Map Project Birth to 3rd Grade Work Group. When I started staffing the Road Map Project’s … Continue reading


Better data disaggregation needed to successfully support our students

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Recently, the Community Center for Education Results published our annual Road Map Project regional Results Report and, in it, we used a conventional data reporting method to present a summary snapshot showing the magnitude of our region’s race and ethnic … Continue reading


2014 Results Report shows a region ‘under construction’

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The 2014 Results Report was released earlier this month to a packed Education Results Network meeting. More than 300 people at that meeting – and many more since then – have received a copy, and we are working to distribute … Continue reading


Social media provides window into DiscoverU 2014

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This year, the second-annual DiscoverU was a full week – Oct. 13-17 – and people across all seven Road Map Project region school districts found unique and fun ways to help kids explore their college and career possibilities. DiscoverU is part of … Continue reading


The New Opportunity Youth Action Plan: Getting Serious About Second Chances

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By Nicole Yohalem, Director, Road Map Project Opportunity Youth Initiative Oct. 28, 2014 Opportunity Nation released their annual report card this month, and King County has outscored the state and nation in terms of opportunity for young people. Reason to … Continue reading