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"Striving" to help schools, students succeed

In his guest column for the Cincinnati Enquirer, Richard Lee Colvin highlights four ways that Cincinnati's Strive Partnership stands out from the crowd. These consist of partners gathering around a common goal, establishing performance targets, understanding the importance of data, and having a strong, sustained civic leadership to support the work. [...] more about "Striving" to help schools, students succeed

Striving for Student Success: A Model of Shared Accountability

"Instead of putting the entire achievement burden on schools, what would it look like to hold a whole community responsible for long-range student outcomes? How can accountability for youth development, health, and safety — as well as for academic achievement — be shared by non-profits, public non-school agencies, foundations, cities, corporations, and others?" [...] more about Striving for Student Success: A Model of Shared Accountability

Local student achievement on the rise

In her November 24th article, Jessica Brown explores highlights from the Strive Partnership's fourth annual Partnership Report, as well as areas that need much more work. She also mentions the importance of a recent article on Cincinnati Public Schools which, through the use of a data system that Strive helped develop, found that CPS Community Learning Centers have had a huge impact on student success at those schools. [...] more about Local student achievement on the rise

Time for action on childhood hunger

In her guest column, Sue Wilke calls attention to the issue of poverty in the city of Cincinnati - specifically, how "poverty as a major issue does not appear on any major community-wide agenda."

Wilke also presents her readers with the impact that this issue has on childhood hunger: "The impact on children is heart-breaking. If education is the way out and the way up, how can we not pay attention when 65 percent of elementary school teachers say that students regularly come to their classes hungry?" [...] more about Time for action on childhood hunger

The Strive Partnership Releases Fourth Annual Report Card

The Strive Partnership Releases Fourth Annual Report Card

Partnership’s report shows progress by partners to improve achievement in region’s urban core

81 percent of student achievement measures trending in positive direction [...] more about The Strive Partnership Releases Fourth Annual Report Card