10 communities will receive up to $150,000 each to improve outcomes for kids

National organizations align networks to launch Students at the Center Community Challenge WASHINGTON, D.C. — Imagine a school where children are at the center of their education experience, with the support of the entire community behind them. This vision of student-centered learning drives the work of three national nonprofit organizations aligning their networks to achieve better…

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and Ford Foundation to support ‘student-centered’ learning systems

Education Week The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and the Ford Foundation are teaming up with three national organizations that promote whole-child initiatives for a new program that will award up to $150,000 each to 10 communities that propose new ideas for meeting the needs of diverse student populations. “This approach emphasizes the needs and interests of…

StriveTogether deepens focus on improving outcomes and closing disparities in communities

National nonprofit launches comprehensive plan with major investment from Ballmer Group CINCINNATI, OHIO — StriveTogether, a national nonprofit working to improve education for every child, today announced the details of its new and ambitious comprehensive plan to improve outcomes and reduce racial and socioeconomic disparities in communities across the country. As part of the five-year…

StriveTogether recognizes Dallas County for raising student achievement

The Commit Partnership is second member in the Cradle to Career Network to demonstrably improve outcomes and change systems CINCINNATI, OHIO — StriveTogether, a national nonprofit working to improve education for every child, today announced Dallas County is the second community in the StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network to earn the “Proof Point” designation. Communities…

StriveTogether Executive Director Jeff Edmondson to lead philanthropy for organization led by Steve and Connie Ballmer

Founder and leader to depart June 30; the Ballmer Group announces major investment in StriveTogether CINCINNATI, OHIO — Jeff Edmondson, founder and executive director of StriveTogether, announced today that he will be leaving the organization to become managing director of The Ballmer Group, the organization created by Steve and Connie Ballmer to direct their philanthropic…