High School and Beyond Plan: 101

Who am I? What can I become? How will I become that? These are questions many of us ask throughout our lives — starting at an early age and, often, continuing through adulthood. Here at Ready Washington,...

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Classroom Snapshot: “What is your *WHY* statement?”

Getting the correct answer is not the main goal in James Yoos’ Quantitative Chemistry class at Bellingham High School. On a recent Tuesday morning, as students learned about trends of the periodic table of elements,...

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Parents Partner with Ready WA to Design New Resource About Science Education

What information is most important for parents to know to support their students in science classes? This is a question that Ready Washington posed to a group of Spanish-speaking middle school parents in the Northshore...

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Classroom Snapshot: Emojis, Goal Setting, and a Place for Connection

What do emojis and goal setting have in common? In Carrie Howell’s advisory class at Mount Rainier High School in Des Moines on a recent Tuesday morning, students used emojis as a relatable way to...

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Did you know one out of five people has a disability?

What do a water fountain, grass, and an old journal have in common? They all represent important vocabulary words in a new lesson from the Office of Education Ombuds (OEO) about Disability History Month, which happens...

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Back to School Resources

The Ready Washington coalition is set for the new school year, with new resources to support students, educators, and families.  The first resource we’re sharing is a back-to-school fact sheet about Washington State’s Learning Standards...

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