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8.2.4 Total Weapon Incidents at School by Type and Incidents per 1,000 Students: Education of our youth needs to take place in a safe environment. Nationally, incidents of spectacular violence around public schools have dramatized the consequences of an unsafe setting, making this an important indicator to track.
Revenge or random violence is not the only reason kids might carry a weapon to school. Sometimes when kids are bullied, they might feel they need to protect themselves or feel safer with a weapon of some sort in their possession.  (06/21/2017)

7.3.1 Median Resale Value of Homes: One way for households to maintain long-term affordable housing is through homeownership. Homeownership "locks-in" monthly payments (assuming fixed interest loan terms) that become more affordable, provided household income increases, over time.   (06/14/2017)

4.1.1 Total ECEAP Enrollment and Share of Children (aged 0-4) Enrolled in ECEAP: Head Start, Early Head Start, and Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (HS/EHS/ECEAP), are comprehensive child development programs which serve children from birth to age 5, pregnant women, and their families. They are community-run, child-focused programs whose goal is to increase the school readiness of young children in low-income families.  (06/06/2017)

3.2.6 Total Value (in millions) of Exports and Share of Washington State's Export: By definition, exports consist of goods and services shipped out of one and into another country. Firms that export often create large economic impacts in a local or regional economy. Dollars received for their goods are services are clearly “new” to the local or regional economy. In addition, evidence shows that export-oriented firms are usually more efficient than their counterparts that do not export; consequently, an industry usually profits from spillover effects as the export-oriented firms raise the performance bar.  (06/02/2017)