Sinclair re-enrolls 400 students who previously dropped out

Dayton Daily News Sinclair Community College worked with two local organizations to re-enroll adult students who previously dropped out of college. The school partnered with Learn to Earn Dayton and the non-profit StrivePartnership Cincinnati to bring back 430 adult students.

Where education systems stumble, grassroots groups step in to raise success rates

The Hechinger Report Among other things, the boosters who pitched international companies to come and do business in this port city promised that its high quality of education would guarantee a steady supply of skilled employees. Then a local education

StriveTogether awards Opportunity Fund grants to help communities get better results for kids

Four partnerships selected in Northfield, Salt Lake City, San Antonio and Seattle CINCINNATI, OH — StriveTogether, a national network working to bring communities together around data to make decisions and improve results for kids, today announced more awardees for its

National education policy leader and Teach Plus President and CEO Roberto J. Rodríguez joins StriveTogether board of directors

CINCINNATI, OH – StriveTogether welcomes a new board member who brings extensive experience and expertise in championing education policy and innovation. Roberto J. Rodríguez, president and CEO of Teach Plus, joins the board in January. “StriveTogether has the simple belief

Berea College helps to fight disparities in rural America

Richmond Register Partners for Education, of Berea College, is partnering with StriveTogether, Save The Children and the Annie E. Casey Foundation to try to improve outcomes for children in Rural America with a plan titled The Rural Accelerator Initiative. “We

Researchers, nonprofit rethink discipline in schools

UTSA Today Researchers in the UTSA College of Public Policy, assistant professor of social work Jelena Todic and criminal justice lecturer and restorative justice coordinator Robert Rico are joining forces with Up Partnership and three local school districts in a

A public-private path toward better education: A truly remarkable tale

Forbes Someone might want to write a book about Spartanburg, S.C. As an innovative city, it seems to be ahead of most other American towns. A quarter century ago, it partnered with BMW to create 11,000 new jobs at the

How SCOE, Stanislaus Community Foundation are teaming to make young kids ‘Ready!’

The Modesto Bee Mini construction workers, tiny first responders and junior engineers were running around with abandon last summer at the Head Start preschool at Modesto Junior College. The preschoolers were unaware of the attention focused on them and their

National partnership tackles disparities in rural America

Save the Children, StriveTogether, Partners for Education at Berea College and the Annie E. Casey Foundation focus on improving outcomes for children through  $1.2 million Rural Accelerator Initiative Save the Children, which works in rural communities across the United States

Agencies aim to work better together to help rural children

U.S. News & World Report In Cocke County, Tennessee, Kathy Holt is meeting with parents, day care providers and others to spread the word about what children need to know to be ready for kindergarten. The former educator is among

Collective impact works

Equal Measure validates StriveTogether community change framework CINCINNATI, OH — While collective impact is widely regarded as the best approach for large-scale social change, evidence of its effect in communities has been scant until now. StriveTogether, a national network of nearly

Equity Fellows initiative seeks to make enduring difference for students

Dayton Daily News African American boys and girls are behind their white peers on too many measures of academic achievement. These distressing disparities also show up in students’ absenteeism and suspension rates. Those numbers matters because missing school has a