Collective Impact

‘Be the Change’ Continues to Recruit Volunteer Tutors for Cincinnati Public Schools

Multi-partner effort builds on last year’s success in recruiting hundreds of volunteer reading and math tutors for students in high-need elementary schools throughout the CPS district

CINCINNATI -- (Jan. 4, 2012) -- The Strive Partnership, United Way of Greater Cincinnati, Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS), and others are teaming up for the second straight year to recruit reading and math tutors through the “Be the Change” tutor recruitment campaign. [...] more about ‘Be the Change’ Continues to Recruit Volunteer Tutors for Cincinnati Public Schools

News Flash: Progress Happens

The Strive Partnership was mentioned in the New York Times as making progress in 2011 towards our mission of helping others.

To read about Strive, as well as many other great social programs and initiatives, follow this link: News Flash: Progress Happens [...] more about News Flash: Progress Happens

"Striving" to help schools, students succeed

In his guest column for the Cincinnati Enquirer, Richard Lee Colvin highlights four ways that Cincinnati's Strive Partnership stands out from the crowd. These consist of partners gathering around a common goal, establishing performance targets, understanding the importance of data, and having a strong, sustained civic leadership to support the work. [...] more about "Striving" to help schools, students succeed

Striving for Student Success: A Model of Shared Accountability

"Instead of putting the entire achievement burden on schools, what would it look like to hold a whole community responsible for long-range student outcomes? How can accountability for youth development, health, and safety — as well as for academic achievement — be shared by non-profits, public non-school agencies, foundations, cities, corporations, and others?" [...] more about Striving for Student Success: A Model of Shared Accountability

Local student achievement on the rise

In her November 24th article, Jessica Brown explores highlights from the Strive Partnership's fourth annual Partnership Report, as well as areas that need much more work. She also mentions the importance of a recent article on Cincinnati Public Schools which, through the use of a data system that Strive helped develop, found that CPS Community Learning Centers have had a huge impact on student success at those schools. [...] more about Local student achievement on the rise

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