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Road Map Project in the News

Record Number Of King Co. Teens Pledging To Good Grades, Behavior For Free College Deal
July 8, 2014 – KPLU


The Road Map Project: Regional Innovation for Student Success
July 7, 2014 – Confronting Suburban Poverty in America


Guest: In pursuit of a stronger model for parent engagement
July 1, 2014 – The Seattle Times


Engaging parents, community to map student success in South King County
July 1, 2014 – University of Washington


Seattle’s tech boom isn’t just for rich kids: 3 programs reinvigorating STEM education
June 11, 2014 – Crosscut.com


Suburban Poverty: A Year of Lessons
May 20, 2014 – Confronting Suburban Poverty in America Blog


Cities Advance Their Fight Against Rising Inequality
April 6, 2014 – The New York Times


Parent Academy for Student Achievement Receives Special Recognition Award from the Road Map Project
March 17, 2014 – Kent School District


College Bound Scholarship showing great promise in helping low-income students pursue higher education
March 10, 2014 The Ballard News-Tribune


Kent School District programs selected as finalists for Road Map awards
March 8, 2014 The Maple Valley Reporter


Auburn School District Wins Top Road Map Award
March 6, 2014 Auburn School District


Federal Way Public Schools Earns Two Road Map Project Awards
March 6, 2014 – Federal Way Public Schools


Tukwila wins Road Map Award for World Language Credit Program
March 6, 2014 Tukwila School District


Tukwila School District recognized for foreign-language credit program
March 6, 2014 The Tukwila reporter


Multilingual Education Award Goes to OneAmerica
March 5, 2014 OneAmerica Newsletter


Auburn School District captures top honor in Road Map Project Awards Program
March 5, 2014 The Auburn Reporter


Federal Way school district recognized for removing college barriers, engaging parents
March 5, 2014 The Federal Way Mirror


In the category of Best Education Efforts, the winners are….
March 5, 2014 The Seattle Times


Federal Way Public Schools Named a Finalist in Road Map Project Awards
March 3, 2014 Federal Way Public Schools blog


Auburn, Kent school districts among 21 finalists announced for Road Map Project awards program
Feb. 20, 2014 The Auburn Reporter


Ed Lab’s Road (Map) show
Feb. 9, 2014 Solutions Journalism Network


Power of parents: Event hosted by Education Lab and Road Map fosters ideas on engagement
Feb. 7, 2014 The Seattle Times


 Many parents feel they have little say in school decisions, poll finds
Jan. 31, 2014 The Seattle Times


Report: More than Half of WA Fourth-Graders Struggle with Reading
Jan. 29, 2014 Public News Service


Education Matters: The Road Map to Success
Dec. 23, 2013 ParentMap


The good, bad and ugly in South King County schools
Dec. 13, 2013 The Seattle Times


Education report shows region making progress but more work lies ahead
Dec. 12, 2013 The Kent Reporter


South King County’s Road Map Project is a national anti-poverty model
Nov. 18, 2013 The Seattle Times


In Seattle’s Suburbs, a Region-Wide Commitment to Preparing Tomorrow’s Global Workforce
Nov. 14, 2013 – Confronting Suburban Poverty in America blog


Awards to honor teamwork that gives students a greater shot at success
Oct. 25, 2013 The Seattle Times


Education Matters: Other People’s Children – College Bound
Oct. 21, 2013 ParentMap blog


Road Map to College campaign provides year-round support to high school seniors
Oct. 17, 2013 The Auburn Reporter


Starbucks to host DiscoverU dialogue today
Oct. 16, 2013 Seattle City Living


Discover U Day: Unique effort getting students into college
Oct. 16, 2013 KING 5


Nominations being accepted for Road Map Project Awards Program
Oct. 1, 2013 The Auburn Reporter


Inaugural DiscoverU day puts spotlight on students’ futures
Sept. 27, 2013 The Auburn Reporter


Poverty’s New Home
Aug. 8, 2013 Stanford Social Innovation Review blog


Washington Races Forward In First Year of its Early Learning Challenge Grant
Aug. 13, 2013 New America Foundation


Let’s Read! campaign encouraging families, children to read together every day
July 16, 2013 Mercer Island Reporter


Rising Poverty in the Suburbs of South King County
June 27, 2013 The Stranger


Suburban poverty reflects new demographics in King County
June 26, 2013 The Federal Way Mirror


Guest editorial: Seattle’s economic growth masks losses in homegrown population
June 22, 2013 The Seattle Times


Seattle/South King County Hit 90% In College Bound Scholarship Sign-up Effort
June 21, 2013 The Seattle Medium


Region hits 90 percent in College Bound Scholarship sign-up effort
June 20, 2013 The Auburn Reporter


Deadline nearing for College Bound Scholarship; region at 85% sign-up rate
June 10, 2013 The Auburn Reporter


Renton students can still sign up for College Bound Scholarship
June 10, 2013 The Renton Reporter


As Poverty Grows In the Nation’s Suburbs King County Educators Work on New Solutions
May 20, 2013 Thrive by Five’s Birth to Thrive blog


Guest editorial: Building a community to close the education achievement gap
May 19, 2013 The Seattle Times


Poverty hits home in local suburbs like S. King County
May 19, 2013 The Seattle Times


KBAC plans Juneteenth celebration
May 2, 2013 Auburn Reporter


Univision video about 2013 Parent Forum
April 29, 2013 Univision Seattle


750 parents attend first regional Parent Forum in Tukwila
April 22, 2013 – The Highline Times


750 parents attend inaugural Road Map Region Parent Forum
April 22, 2013 – Kent Reporter


Tukwila event aims to bolster student achievement
April 20, 2013 – The Seattle Times


The Transformational Power of Data
April 2, 2013 Huffington Post Impact


Policy Advocacy as a Tool for Change
March 13, 2013 FSG Collective Impact Blog


Click here to watch Q13′s coverage of the region’s $40 Race to the Top win (WMV file).


Click here to watch Q13′s coverage of the 2012 Results Report.


Click here to watch KIRO 7′s coverage of the region’s $40 million Race to the Top win.


Editorial: King County school districts win $40 million Race to the Top grant
Dec. 11, 2012 – The Seattle Times


Seattle, South End schools win race for $40 million
Dec. 11, 2012 – The Seattle Times


Editorial: Race to the Top grant in King County is a win for innovation in education
Dec. 12, 2012 – The Seattle Times


‘Exciting times are ahead’: Superintendent on federal grant announcement
Dec. 12, 2012 – White Center Now blog


Washington Wins Another Race to the Top That Will Help Early Learning
Dec. 12, 2012 – Thrive by Five’s Birth to Thrive blog


Seven Seattle-Area School Districts Win $40M Race To The Top Grant
Dec. 11, 2012 – KUOW


King County school districts bag $40M federal grant
Dec. 11, 2012 – KPLU


 King County schools win $40 million in Race to the Top support
Dec. 11, 2012 – KING 5


Federal Way schools get piece of project’s $40 million grant
Dec. 11, 2012 – Federal Way Mirror


Arne Duncan Picks 16 Race to Top District Winners
Dec. 11, 2012 – Education Week’s Politics K-12 blog


Editorial: … we must continue to Race to the Top
December 2, 2012 – The Seattle Times


Editorial: South King County schools map a course to the top
November 5, 2012 – The Seattle Times


 7 King County school districts join in applying for $40 million federal grant
November 2, 2012 – The Seattle Times


Op-ed: Band together to improve education in Washington state
Sept. 23, 2012 – The Seattle Times


In Kent, the path to college begins in elementary school…»
Sept. 22, 2012 – The Seattle Times


Dr. Jill Sells, executive director of Reach Out and Read Washington, talks about the Road Map Project during an interview on King 5…»
Sept. 17, 2012 – New Day Northwest


Highline School District Teaming Up with others in $40M ‘Race to the Top’ Grant…»
September 1, 2012 – West Seattle Herald


School districts from across the country will compete in the Race to the Top-District Competition…»
August 31, 2012 – League of Education Voters


Highline School District Teaming Up with others in $40M ‘Race to the Top’ Grant…»
August 31, 2012 – White Center Blog


Highline School District Teaming Up with others in $40M ‘Race to the Top’ Grant…»
August 31, 2012 – B-Town Blog


Renton School Board endorses Road Map Project…»
August 30, 2012 – Renton Reporter


Road Map Project unveils new website…»
August 20, 2012 – Auburn Reporter


Que no se atrasen…»
August 10, 2012 – La Raza NW


Tukwila School Board supports Road Map Project’s achievement goal…»
July 12, 2012 – Tukwila Reporter


School board passes resolution supporting Road Map Project goal…»
July 12, 2012 – Tukwila KOMO


Kent among those in the region named All-America Cities…»
July 5, 2012 – Kent Reporter


Auburn among those in the region named All-America Cities…»
July 5, 2012 – Auburn Reporter


South King cities make All-America list…»
July 5, 2012 – Business Examiner


Federal Way School Board Passes Resolution Supporting Road Map Project Goal…»
July 3, 2012 – The Seattle Medium


Burien One of 7 South King County Towns Named ‘All-America Cities’…»
July 3, 2012 – B-Town Blog


Collaboration to improve reading brings award to 8 local cities…»
July 2, 2012 – The Seattle Times


Eligible 8th graders in south King County urged to apply for scholarship…»
April 13, 2012 – Auburn Komo


Obstacles to higher ed extra costly for the poor…» (pdf file)
March 16, 2012 – Puget Sound Business Journal


Gates campaign recap: $500K donated, 2,000 local teachers helped…»
February 17, 2012 – The Seattle Times


Targeting an Achievement Gap in One of the Country’s Most Educated Metros…»
January 19, 2012 – The Atlantic


One region’s cradle-to-college approach…»
January 12, 2012 – The Seattle Times


College Goal Sunday Washington event comes to Auburn…»
January 6, 2012 – Auburn Reporter


Project Road Map calls for stronger education systems in South King County…»
December 30, 2011 – Renton & Kent Reporter


Auburn takes steps in Road Map Project…»
December 21, 2011 – Auburn Reporter


Road Map Project Report highlights urgent need to imporve education—cradle to college and career…»
December 14, 2011 – The Highline TImes


Student achievement in ‘troubling state’…»
December 14, 2011 – Federal Way Mirror


Connecting the Dots: Is Your Community “Program Rich, System Poor”?…»
October 31, 2011 – Ken Thompson, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Blog


Visit a Starbucks, help local students…»
October 4, 2011 – Renton Reporter


Mary Jean Ryan featured on King 5 Education Nation Series (VIDEO)…»
September 28, 2011 – King 5 News Education Nation


Education Leaders Reexamine Strategies To Improve Seattle Schools…»
July 7, 2011 – International Examiner


Good schools should be part of Seattle’s density agenda…»
July 6, 2011 – Crosscut


An ambitious new effort to improve south end schools…»June 30, 2011 – Crosscut


Road Map project to assist High Point, White Center students…»
December 11, 2010 – The West Seattle Herald


Double College-Ready Grads In South King County By 2020…»
December 10, 2010 – KUOW News


Federal Way takes part in regional education ‘road map’…»
December 10, 2010 – Federal Way Mirror


New push to help South King County students succeed…»
December 9, 2010 – KPLU News


‘Road Map’ project aims to fix shortcomings in schools…»
December 9, 2010 – Seattle PI


Communities Stepping up…»
December 9, 2010 – The Education and Community Blog


Regional effort launched to increase student achievement in Highline, Tukwila and other south county…»
December 9, 2010 – The Highline Times, Des Moines News, Federal Way News


Road Map for Education Results seeks to help students succeed…»
December 9, 2010 – Seattle Times


Community-based effort under way to improve student achievement in local schools…»
December 8, 2010 – Renton Reported


A Harlem model for Seattle students…»
November 14, 2010 – The Seattle Times


The challenge of Seattle’s emerging society…»
May 29, 2010 – The Seattle Times