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Facts Matter Launch, June 1st

Please join us for the launch of Facts Matter, our regional community's new online gateway to information about education, income, and health. 

 

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Our City a Good Example of Education Teamwork

May 23, 2012. The Cincinnati Enquirer. Written by Mary Ronan, Julie Sellers and Randi Weingarten

Mary Ronan is superintendent of Cincinnati Public Schools;
Julie Sellers is president of the Cincinnati Federation of Teachers;
Randi Weingarten is president of the American Federation of Teachers. [...] more about Our City a Good Example of Education Teamwork

Can't Wait on State for Preschool

In response to Krista Ramsey's column, "It's Simple: Preschool Works, But It's Costly," Executive Director of the Strive Partnership, Greg Landsman, and Executive Director of United Way Success By 6, Stephanie Byrd, write a compelling article outlining the current efforts underway to help improve early childhood education experiences in our region, as well as where the gaps still exist and how we might fill them.  [...] more about Can't Wait on State for Preschool

Cincinnati Teachers Win Fund for Teachers Grants; Become Students Again This Summer

National nonprofit respects teachers’ professionalism; funds dream summer odysseys; Eight teachers off to 13 countries to impact student learning in Cincinnati classrooms

Contact: Carrie.Pillsbury@fundforteachers.org
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Preschool Works, But it Costs: The Cost and Benefits for a Quality Preschool Experience

In her April 28th editorial, Krista Ramsey discusses the benefits of preschool as well as the barriers to giving every child a high-quality Pre-K experience. Examining budget cuts, preschool wait-lists, long-term benefits of preschool, "cost ineffectiveness of too-late remedial work," per-pupil spending, and the opinions of educators and parents, Ramsey concludes with a quote from Deborah Bradshaw, director of early childhood education for CPS: [...] more about Preschool Works, But it Costs: The Cost and Benefits for a Quality Preschool Experience