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Education Leaders Strive to Increase Academic Achievement

Nancy Zimpher, Chancellor, State University of New York wrote an opinion piece in response to President Obama's education challenge in his State of the Union Address and was published in the Huffington Post.

In his State of the Union address last week, President Obama issued a challenge: are we willing to do what's necessary to give every child a chance to succeed? But I don't believe it's a question of will; it's a question of how. [...] more about Education Leaders Strive to Increase Academic Achievement

Social Innovation Fund Will Support Progress Locally

Patrick A. Corvington, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, a federal agency that administers the Social Innovation Fund, wrote recently in an Op-Ed submitted to the Cincinnati Enquirer about the impact the SIF will have locally.

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New Report from Ohio Education Matters Calls for K12 Governance Reform, Cradle to Career Partnerships

Ohio Education Matters, a subsidiary of KnowledgeWorks, released last week a report on transforming Ohio’s K12 system, Towards a New Model of Educational Governance for Ohio.

Link to the report here. [...] more about New Report from Ohio Education Matters Calls for K12 Governance Reform, Cradle to Career Partnerships

Launch of Strive Cradle to Career Network

Strive, Living Cities and the Coalition of Urban Serving Universities will convene a group of education and community leaders from across the country next week to launch a national Cradle to Career Network.  More than 30 cities will be represented at the event, which will feature national education leaders, including, CEO of Living Cities, Ben Hecht; CEO of KnowledgeWorks, Chad Wick; Chancellor of SUNY, Nancy Zimpher; and Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement at USDOE, Jim Shelton, III. [...] more about Launch of Strive Cradle to Career Network

Privately funded grants for Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Teachers to Travel, Bring Learning Back

Are you a teacher in Cincinnati or Northern Kentucky?  Learn about privately funded grants for local teachers to travel and bring their learning back to classrooms.  For more information, click here to read a recent article in the Cincinnati Enquirer. 

The Fund for Teachers is working together with the Strive Partnership to administer this opportunity. [...] more about Privately funded grants for Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Teachers to Travel, Bring Learning Back