Kent School District programs selected as finalists for Road Map awards

Several Kent School District programs were selected as finalists in the Road Map Project Awards Program at a ceremony held March 4.

iGrad, Parent Academy for Student Achievement and district programs that promote college were chosen as programs that advance equity and eliminate opportunity gaps for students in the South Seattle and South King County region. The parent academy received a special recognition award.A panel of 15 judges determined several special recognition awards for overall excellence.

“High student achievement is our number one priority at the Kent School District,” said Superintendent Dr. Edward Lee Vargas in a press release. “All of these nominees are the result of dedicated leaders and a passion to maximize all our students’ potential.”

The Road Map Project is a community-wide effort aimed at dramatically improving student achievement from cradle to college and career in South King County and South Seattle.




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