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Connecting the Dots: Is Your Community "Program Rich, System Poor"?

Ken Thompson, Program Officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, writes about Strive's accomplishment "connecting the dots." Thompson examines the birth of the Strive Partnership in Cincinnati, and explores the role of the Strive framework in Northwestern communities. [...] more about Connecting the Dots: Is Your Community "Program Rich, System Poor"?

CPS Ranks in Ohio’s Top 5% For Students’ Learning Growth

 A recent analysis of data by the national nonprofit group Battelle for Kids and Ohio SOAR shows that Cincinnati Public Schools’ students demonstrated a high level of learning growth during the 2010-11 school year — among the top 5 percent of districts in the state.

 CPS – the first and only urban district in Ohio to earn an Effective rating – ranked 13th among Ohio’s 609 districts on the state’s value-added growth measure, according to the data. [...] more about CPS Ranks in Ohio’s Top 5% For Students’ Learning Growth

Occupy the Classroom

In his New York Times article, Nicholas Kristof explores the importance of early childhood education, particularly in battling the kind of inequality being highlighted by Occupy Wallstreet:

"Most of the proposed remedies involve changes in taxes and regulations, and they would help. But the single step that would do the most to reduce inequality has nothing to do with finance at all. It’s an expansion of early childhood education." [...] more about Occupy the Classroom

Strive Partnership launches Teacher and Principal Excellence Website

Strive Partnership launches Teacher and Principal Excellence Website

TWEducate.org will encourage new teachers and principals to consider jobs in urban core of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

CINCINNATI – (October 18, 2011) -- The Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky Strive Partnership today launched Together We Educate (TWEducate.org), a website focused to attract, support and retain high-quality educators for the urban schools in Cincinnati, Covington, and Newport. [...] more about Strive Partnership launches Teacher and Principal Excellence Website

Strive Partnership in Cincinnati achieves better results in schools

Greg Landsman, executive director of The Strive Partnership in Greater Cincinnati, writes in an article for Democrat and Chronicle that our economic future is dependent on our educational outcomes. "Growing a stronger economy and lifting incomes will depend on getting better results in education, cradle to career," he writes. [...] more about Strive Partnership in Cincinnati achieves better results in schools

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