CCSD’s plan to restructure district called ‘bold move’ by state education group

Live 5 WCSC A national education nonprofit is calling the Charleston County School District’s plan to overhaul the district “one of the first bold moves in the United States.” Read more

Ex-Microsoft CEO urges Dayton area to continue collaboration on education

Dayton Daily News Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, now involved in education philanthropy efforts, urged a crowd of Dayton leaders Tuesday to continue their “inspiring” cradle-to-career education work, telling them to have patience working on what he called a crucial

Former Microsoft CEO talks education efforts in Dayton

Dayton Business Journal The former CEO of Microsoft Corp. Steve Ballmer was in Dayton Tuesday, touting early education initiatives to improve outcomes for economically disadvantaged students. Read more

National nonprofit StriveTogether awards $150,000 grant to TCCC

Moultrie News Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative, a nonprofit dedicated to improving educational outcomes for all students in the region, has received $150,000 from StriveTogether, a national nonprofit working to bring communities together around data to make decisions and improve

Boston Opportunity Agenda gets $150K to halt college ‘stop-outs’

Massnonprofit News The Boston Opportunity Agenda, a public-private partnership comprised of The Boston Foundation, Barr Foundation, Catholic Charities, and other nonprofits and the City of Boston that works to ensure all Boston children and youth are prepared to succeed in

United Way receives grant to advocate for Idaho preschooling

ABC6 KPVI Tuesday morning, it was announced that United Way of Southeastern Idaho will be receiving a $150,000 grant from StriveTogether, a national non-profit dedicated to helping children succeed in school. Read more

Bridgeport Prospers receives $150K grant from StriveTogether

Fairfield HamletHub Bridgeport Prospers, a local collective impact movement, has received $150,000 from StriveTogether, a national nonprofit working to bring communities together around data to make decisions and improve results for kids. Bridgeport Prospers will use this grant to advance

Grant will fund ROC the Future’s reading and literacy initiative

Rochester Business Journal ROC the Future, a community-wide initiative that engages more than 100 organizations and individuals to collectively improve academic outcomes for students, has received a grant of nearly $75,000 from StriveTogether. Read more

United Way of Southeastern Idaho receives $150,000 grant

Local News 8 The United Way of Southeastern Idaho received a $150,000 grant from StriveTogether, which will be put to use on the organization’s cradle-to-career program. Read more

Elevating community authority in collective impact

Stanford Social Innovation Review To achieve greater equity, we must yield to the decision-making authority of the communities we seek to help. StrivePartnership and other partnerships in the StriveTogether national network are enhancing collective impact to integrate and elevate the

Graduate School of Education forum panel talks improving childhood education outcomes

The Harvard Crimson The Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Askwith Forum hosted a public panel, “Improving Outcomes for Children Through Collaborative Action,” about applying strategies to accelerate positive and equitable outcomes for youth education on Thursday evening. Read more

Billionaires vs. poverty: Behind a push to use data to boost economic opportunity in cities

Inside Philanthropy The philanthropies of several of the country’s wealthiest people are teaming up to push cities to take a data-driven approach to bringing economic opportunity to struggling residents. Read more