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Become a Superhero: The power of teacher collaboration

A well-executed personal learning community (PLC) brings together stakeholders to use data to drive decisions about instruction. Learn three things that make a PLC successful in this article by Geoff Zimmerman for KnowledgeWorks Foundation by clicking here. [...] more about Become a Superhero: The power of teacher collaboration

Tapping into the village to help urban kids learn

I recall standing a few years ago at the corner of Rockdale and Burnet avenues in Avondale, a few doors down from Rockdale Elementary School, and meeting one of the neighborhood's education champions.

He wasn't a teacher at the school or a professional from a nearby hospital. He was Vince Morton, the longtime owner of a little carryout bearing his name that once stood at the busy intersection. [...] more about Tapping into the village to help urban kids learn

Education-Civic-Business Leaders Appointed to Cincinnati Preschool Program

United Way of Greater Cincinnati's Executive Committee appointed a 15-person Board of Directors to lead the preschool expansion effort in Cincinnati. The Board will implement the preschool expansion plan, passed by voters in November 2016 as part of the 5-year Cincinnati Public Schools levy. To read more about this, click here. [...] more about Education-Civic-Business Leaders Appointed to Cincinnati Preschool Program

StrivePartnership Names Executive Director

With unique experience in academic, corporate and non-profit sectors, Byron P. White will fill the role of StrivePartnership executive director, the partnership announced today. Most recently, White served as Vice President for University Engagement and Chief Diversity Officer at Cleveland State University. His role included the oversight and strategic development of three interrelated areas of focus for the University: civic engagement, workplace engagement, and inclusion and multicultural engagement. [...] more about StrivePartnership Names Executive Director

Ohio Communities Expand Early Education Through Historic Ballot Initiatives

Families in two Ohio cities will have more access to high-quality early childhood education, thanks in great part to StrivePartnership in Cincinnati and Learn to Earn Dayton. Issue 44 in Cincinnati and Issue 9 in Dayton are ballot initiatives whose passage this week reflect the growing political support for more high-quality preschool to ensure children have every opportunity to arrive in kindergarten on target developmentally. [...] more about Ohio Communities Expand Early Education Through Historic Ballot Initiatives