Mandy Manning: “Believe in Yourself”

Washington’s 2018 Teacher of the Year Mandy Manning has dedicated her life to helping her students develop confidence, so they can be successful long after high school. Ready Washington’s latest Teacher of the Year video captures Manning’s work as an English and math teacher at the Newcomer Center at Spokane’s Ferris High School.




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#PlanYourPathWA

VIDEO: Ready Washington provides students, families, and teachers with clear, easy-to-use information to help students connect their learning to their career plans and aspirations.




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Pathways to Great Jobs in WA

REPORT: There will be 740,000 job openings in Washington in the next five years. The majority of job opportunities—particularly those that will support upward mobility and good quality of life—will be filled with workers who have postsecondary education or training.

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Career Ready: McKinstry

Hear from McKinstry employees about their career paths and some advice they have for today’s students.




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#OptInWA: Sarah and Caedmon

VIDEO: This is the story behind the story of two students who are opting in for a better education.




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What Are Smarter Balanced Assessments?

VIDEO: Smarter Balanced measures real-world skills & students’ readiness for college and career.




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Careers After School in Wenatchee

VIDEO: The time is ripe in high school for students to think about their next steps after graduation.




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