Five students win art scholarship from national nonprofit StriveTogether

Students from Charleston, S.C.; Memphis, Tenn.; and Racine, Wis., awarded $1,000 college scholarship for outstanding artwork reflecting equity and educational opportunity CINCINNATI, OH — StriveTogether, a national nonprofit working to improve education for every child, announced today five young artists have been awarded an Art Inspires scholarship. Students in nearly 70 communities across the country were…

Shelby County becomes seventh community recognized by StriveTogether for raising student achievement using a data-driven approach

Seeding Success and partners recognized by nonprofit organization for consistently improving outcomes and closing gaps for county’s 130,000 students CINCINNATI, OH — StriveTogether, a national nonprofit working to improve education for every child, today named Shelby County, Tenn., as the seventh community to receive the highest designation for achieving better results for children and youth using…

Six communities recognized by StriveTogether for raising student achievement after participation in leadership program to accelerate progress

Communities from across the country reach milestone through hard work of partners and completion of nonprofit organization StriveTogether’s Cradle to Career Accelerator Fund CINCINNATI, OH — StriveTogether, a national nonprofit working to improve education for every child, today announced all six communities in the first group of an accelerator program are now shining examples of student…

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…

10 communities across the country awarded up to $1.5 million in funding to expand student-centered learning initiatives

CINCINNATI, OH — The Together for Students initiative, created by three national, education-focused nonprofit organizations — the Coalition for Community Schools, Communities In Schools, and StriveTogether — today recognized 10 communities for plans bringing key community members together to support the needs of local students. Each of the 10 selected communities will receive approximately $150,000 to…