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    Our Mission

    Washington Alliance for Better Schools (WABS) is a
    collaborative of school districts that leverages
    resources, talent and intellectual capital
    to help over a quarter million students
    graduate career and college ready.

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    Empowering schools

    Washington Alliance for Better Schools (WABS)
    develops district-wide leadership capacity to
    improve student learning.

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    Building STEM leadership

    Our Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
    initiative propels students towards the future, with the
    resources for innovation and sense of empowerment to
    ensure all students graduate college and career ready.

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    Engaging Communities

    Washington Alliance for Better Schools (WABS)
    engages students, family and local communities in
    education to help close the achievement gap.

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Natural Leaders

Natural Leaders are K-12 parents from within the participating school’s community trained by WABS to coordinate parent engagement activities at the school.
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OSPI grants $1.5M to WABS for after school programs

Washington Alliance for Better Schools (WABS) has been awarded a five-year grant totaling $1.5 million to expand its 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program (C-21) in the Kent School District. Currently, there are five elementary schools in the Kent C-21 Program: Cedar Valley, East Hill, Martin Sortun, Millennium and Neely O-Brien. The new grant adds […]

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