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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

Rethinking Pre-K: 5 Way to Fix Preschool

In her Time.com article, Kayla Webley offers readers a startling reality check: "Take two kids, one from a low-income family, the other middle class. Let them run around and do little-kid things in their respective homes and then, at age 5, enroll them in kindergarten. Research shows that when the first day of school rolls around, the child from the low-income household will be as many as 1.5 years behind grade level in terms of language and prereading and premath skills. The middle-class kid will be as many as 1.5 years ahead. [...] more about Rethinking Pre-K: 5 Way to Fix Preschool

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