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Students do better when they have a safe place to call home

Students in Washington experiencing homelessness are at a disadvantage academically and emotionally compared to their peers. Luckily, Washington has some amazing organizations and individuals that aim to ensure every child has a safe and reliable place to call home.

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Students do better when they have a safe place to call home

Students in Washington experiencing homelessness are at a disadvantage academically and emotionally compared to their peers. Luckily, Washington has some amazing organizations and individuals that aim to ensure every child has a safe and reliable place to call home.

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Every Child is a Work of Art: Let's Help Washington Students Create their Inner Masterpiece

New Deputy Director for the Washington State P-16 Strategy, Jean-Claude Brizard, shares his passion for education and why he's excited to join the Pacific Northwest team.

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Patrick Methvin Selected as Postsecondary Success Director

Allan C. Golston, president of the foundation's United States Program, announces that Patrick Methvin will lead the Postsecondary Success strategy. Patrick brings deep knowledge of higher education innovation to the role, as well as passion for harnessing that innovation to benefit more of today’s college students.

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Learning in Action

The change we seek to boost success for today’s college students absolutely depends on our ability and willingness to learn from our gains and setbacks and adapt our strategies. There is much more that we still have to learn about increasing educational opportunity and success for a growing and changing nation. But it’s important to reflect candidly on what we already have learned, and then take action.

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A Good Year to Be a Washingtonian

Here’s what Gates Foundation Pacific Northwest partners had to say about 2017 and the year ahead.

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