Collective Work

"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

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