Cincinnati Student Achievement

What Schools Can Learn from Covington

Covington's high school drop out rate, 1.8 percent, is well below the state avarage, 2.9 percent. Find out what Covington schools are doing differently, such as having extended hours and a campus daycare, and how other districts can learn from these practices: Schools can learn from Covington[...] more about What Schools Can Learn from Covington

Can't Wait on State for Preschool

In response to Krista Ramsey's column, "It's Simple: Preschool Works, But It's Costly," Executive Director of the Strive Partnership, Greg Landsman, and Executive Director of United Way Success By 6, Stephanie Byrd, write a compelling article outlining the current efforts underway to help improve early childhood education experiences in our region, as well as where the gaps still exist and how we might fill them.  [...] more about Can't Wait on State for Preschool

Preschool Works, But it Costs: The Cost and Benefits for a Quality Preschool Experience

In her April 28th editorial, Krista Ramsey discusses the benefits of preschool as well as the barriers to giving every child a high-quality Pre-K experience. Examining budget cuts, preschool wait-lists, long-term benefits of preschool, "cost ineffectiveness of too-late remedial work," per-pupil spending, and the opinions of educators and parents, Ramsey concludes with a quote from Deborah Bradshaw, director of early childhood education for CPS: [...] more about Preschool Works, But it Costs: The Cost and Benefits for a Quality Preschool Experience

A Letter to the Community

Partners - 

There is one word that comes to mind as we think about this past year: courage. It takes courage to take on big ideas, stand up in the face of inequity, and implement new and daunting intiatives. We know that courageous acts suh as these can dramatically transform outcomes for children in our community. [...] more about A Letter to the Community

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