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Reville: 9 places where communities and families are working together in a new social compact for student success

The 74 Million For too long, our answer to the problems of poverty, inequality, diminishing social mobility, and unfair access to learning opportunities has been “the schools will fix it.” However, U.S. public schools, even after a quarter-century of well-intentioned, vigorous, and expensive school reform, have been unable to fix these problems or close the…

New linkages: A closer look at a K-12 collaboration between two top funders

Inside Philanthropy The Together for Students initiative recently announced the 10 communities that will receive about $150,000 each to work on supporting local students and families. The initiative—which Inside Philanthropy first reported when it was called the “Students at the Center Challenge” — is a $1.5 million collaboration between the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and the…

Together for Students Initiative recognizes community-wide education partnerships

Education Dive Ten organizations have received awards of about $150,000 to support community-wide efforts to help students achieve from the Together for Students Initiative — a project of the Coalition for Community Schools, Communities in Schools and StriveTogether that has received financial support from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and the Ford Foundation. Read more

Dayton and Montgomery County recognized for raised student achievement

Dayton Business Journal Dayton and Montgomery County have received the highest possible classification from StriveTogether, a national nonprofit who strives to improve educational opportunities for every child. The Dayton and Montgomery County community, specifically Learn to Earn Dayton, has been recognized for their efforts using a data-driven approach to receive better educational outcomes. Only five…