Getting Public Education Right in Washington
Help open great public schools that deliver on the promise of closing historic opportunity gaps, and give all students an equal opportunity to succeed in college, leadership and life.
The Stakes are High
In 2014, MSP outcomes in middle school reading, math, and science showed a pronounced gap between low income students and their more affluent peers. When low-income students fail, we all fail.
41% of 8th graders from low-income families failed reading vs. 19% of non-low-income.
59% of 8th graders from low-income families failed math vs. 32% of non-low-income.
48% of 8th graders from low-income families failed science vs. 20% of non-low-income.