cradle to career

StriveTogether Partners with Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation

New grant to support StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network

StriveTogether announced today the receipt of a three-year, $300,000 grant from The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation (DRKF) to support nationwide collective impact work in the education sector.

The new funds will contribute to StriveTogether’s general operating expenses and help grow the organization to support to the national Cradle to Career Network’s continued work to improve education outcomes for students across the country.

2015 Exploring Communities Convening

2015 StriveTogether Exploring Convening March 24-25

Join other early stage cradle to career partnerships from across the country at our annual Exploring Communities Convening to learn strategies from StriveTogether staff and representatives from advanced Cradle to Career Network communities.

Wed, 25 March 2015, 3:30 pm
Tue, 24 March 2015, 12:30 pm

Lenawee Cradle to Career: Pathways to Success Launches

A new collaborative program between the Lenawee Intermediate School District, Communities in Schools of Lenawee and several community partners is aimed at better using area resources to support the county’s school districts.

USDOE Blog: Owning the Challenge

The United States Department of Education posted a blog on their recent workshop focused on supporting the work of cradle to career partnerships.

Bridge to Success Recognized at Mayoral Press Conference

Bridge to Success, the cradle to career partnershp in Waterbury, CT was recently recognzed at a Mayoral Press Confernce for their membership in the Cradle to Career Network.  

View a video of the press conference here

Read more about Bridge to Success in this Striving for Change blog post.

Cincinnati leaders explain "cradle to careers" educational initiative at Chicago forum

This Chicago School Policy Forum was attended by 200 education, foundation, agency, United Way and selected business leaders. Cincinnati Public School Superintendent Mary Ronan and United Way of Cincinnati President Rob Reifsnyder spoke to a packed audience followed by a question period moderated by Richard Colvin who co-authored an Education Sector Report on Strive.

Read the full article here.

Mission: Graduate Launches in Albuquerque

Local employers and education leaders in Albuquerque announced an ambitious goal today: add 60,000 graduates (with post-secondary certificates or degrees) to the central New Mexico region by 2020. The goal was part of a public kick-off for Mission: Graduate, a cradle-to-career initiative with broad community support. 



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