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Vancouver’s mobilization of resources earns national award

Approximately 50 percent of VPS students live in poverty. Mobility, inadequate medical and dental care, mental health issues, lack of affordable housing, homelessness and unmet basic needs are just some of the barriers to learning that thousands of VPS students face. Students living in poverty often

Zone offense helps district fight challenges of poverty

In response to two of its poverty-impacted schools being ranked in the bottom 5 percent of schools in the state, this Washington district pledged to tackle socioeconomic barriers to learning. Learn more about how this bold initiative produced dramatic academic gains.   Dr. Steve Webb, superinte