Cincinnati Student Achievement

Reading grant to assist CPS tutoring efforts

Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory, along with CPS Superintendent Mary Ronan and The Strive Partnership's Greg Landsman, announced Wednesday that Cincinnati is among eight cities that won a $40,000 grant from Target to help raise third-grade reading levels. The money will recruit and train 50 tutors to work with 100 students at Roberts Paideia Academy and four other Cincinnati Public schools where significant numbers of students struggle with reading: Rockdale Academy in Avondale, Mount Airy School, Pleasant Hill Academy in College Hill and Pleasant Ridge Montessori School. [...] more about Reading grant to assist CPS tutoring efforts

Strive Partnership integrates Brandery startup concept

Brandery, a consumer marketing accelerator in Over-the-Rhine, has begun developing multiple startup tech businesses in the Greater Cincinnati region. Having already enlisted the help of dozens of local organizations, and with more than 20 local executives serving as mentors, many leaders are recognizing its ability to showcase Cincinnati as a place to test new concepts. [...] more about Strive Partnership integrates Brandery startup concept

GOOD Ideas for Cities: Cincinnati

On May 16th 2012, 350 people gathered at Cincinnati’s Contemporary Arts Center to hear proposals for ways to make our city a better place to live. Colleagues from both the Strive Partnership and KnowledgeWorks proposed the following challenge: Studies have shown that parental involvement in a child’s academic aspirations is one of the most important elements in improving student outcomes and nurturing student success. [...] more about GOOD Ideas for Cities: Cincinnati

Cincinnati Public Schools' success the result of many players

Kathy Merchant, president and CEO of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, and Greg Landsman co-wrote this opinion piece in response to a previous Cincinnati Enquirer piece that misplaced the credit for CPS' success. In their editorial, Merchant and Landsman clarify that although the Strive Partnership brings together leaders and supports collaborative action, the success of CPS schools belongs to CPS and its partners. 

Read CPS succes the result of many players. [...] more about Cincinnati Public Schools' success the result of many players

Freedom Schools Begin in Cincinnati

Freedom Schools Begin in Cincinnati with Visit from Children’s Defense Fund President Marian Wright Edelman [...] more about Freedom Schools Begin in Cincinnati

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