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Tacoma schools want your suggestions on innovation

Tacoma Public Schools has launched an online application site seeking your ideas for innovation that can improve academic achievement.

The state designated Tacoma as Washington’s first district-wide innovative school zone.

In October, the School Board adopted the state’s first school district innovation policy aimed at encouraging and supporting innovative learning options for students. This application will make it possible for any community or staff member to suggest changes aimed at promoting innovation.

Not all innovations may be appropriate for Tacoma Public Schools, and the policy sets up a process to ensure that ideas are critically reviewed.

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