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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
713-296-6776 [...] more about Cincinnati Teachers Win Fund for Teachers Grants; Become Students Again This Summer

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

Enquirer In-Depth: Region mobilizes to ensure 3rd-graders read well

The Strive Partnership, which works with the Cincinnati, Covington, and Newport school districts in Ohio, is spearheading the regional Campaign for Early Grade-Level Reading, part of a national focus on third-grade reading in response to the 2011 Annie E. Casey Foundation report that found students not reading at grade level by the end of third grade are four times more likely to drop out of school. [...] more about Enquirer In-Depth: Region mobilizes to ensure 3rd-graders read well

Tutors needed at Rothenberg & Hays-Porter school

The Cincinnati Herald

Tutors needed at Rothenberg & Hays-Porter school

2012-03-24 / Academics

“Be the Change” is a collaborative tutor recruitment effort to support students in high need schools at Cincinnati Public Schools. Partners in this effort include the Strive Partnership, United Way of Greater Cincinnati, Cincinnati Public Schools, the Council of Christian Communions and others.

In the News: Be the Change

The ambitious Be the Change campaign, a collaborative tutor recruitment effort to support students in Cincinnati Public Schools, held an official kickoff on Thursday, January 12th to recruite 2,000 tutors. Multiple news stations were at the event:

WKNU: Cincinnati Public Schools Launches Campaign for Two Thousand Volunteers Hear Strive Partnership Executive Director Greg Landsman discuss how the campaign decided it wanted and needed two thousand volunteer tutors. [...] more about In the News: Be the Change