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Improving Education Outcomes

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Average Score on the ACT, Covington Independent Schools

The ACT assessment is a standardized achievement exam that measures high school students’ general educational development and predicts their capability to complete college-level work.The multiple choice assessments cover four skill areas: English, mathematics, reading and science. ACT scores range from 0-36. In 2010, the national average ACT composite score was 21.0.

Kindergarten Readiness, Newport

The Newport Early Childhood Network works with Success By 6® to measure school readiness using the Developmental Indicators for Early Learning (DIAL-3) screen.
The DIAL-3 assesses motor skills, concepts, and language.  The network has determined that a score of higher than 50 NCE’s (normal curve equivalency) indicates readiness for kindergarten.

Kindergarten Readiness, Covington

The Covington Early Childhood Network works with Success By 6® to assess incoming kindergarten students using the Developmental Indicators for Early Learning (DIAL-3) screen.  This is the second year that Covington has administered the DIAL-3. Previously, the district was using only the Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) to assess kindergarten readiness.  [...] more about Kindergarten Readiness, Covington

The Strive Partnership Featured in Stanford Social Innovation Review

"Strive, both the organization and the process it helps facilitate, is an example of collective impact, the commitment of a group of important actors from different sectors to a common agenda for solving a specific social problem."

2010 State of The Community Report Launch

An Invitation from the United Way

Dear Community Leader,

Please join United Way leaders, along with the leaders of Agenda 360, the Strive Partnership and Vision 2015 as we launch the fourth edition of United Way's highly respected and often quoted report, The State of the Community.

The launch event is set for Tuesday, December 14, at 10:00 a.m. in the Cincinnati Art Museum Auditorium. [...] more about 2010 State of The Community Report Launch