Red Wing, Minnesota’s Scott and Anne Jones win StriveTogether national award for collective impact

Cradle to Career Champion Award recognizes dedication to student success Cincinnati, Ohio — Because of their constant commitment to make Red Wing, Minn., a better place for kids, Scott and Anne Jones are this year’s Cradle to Career Champions. At its annual Cradle to Career Network Convening in Memphis, StriveTogether today announced the Joneses as…

Greater Cincinnati recognized for improving outcomes for students across region

StriveTogether designates StrivePartnership in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky the first cradle-to-career partnership to demonstrably improve outcomes and change systems Cincinnati, Ohio — Ten years of community-wide collaboration have paid off for students in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. After a decade of bringing together cross-sector partners to improve academic outcomes from cradle to career, nearly 80…

Data analytics fellowship to help 15 communities use data to close achievement gaps

StriveTogether chooses participants for eight-month Tableau Software training cohort Cincinnati, Ohio — School districts, non-profit education organizations and collective impact partnerships rely on data to uncover achievement gaps and identify effective programs that improve student outcomes. But making sense of thousands of data points and sharing them in a way that encourages people to take…

Cincinnati’s Greg Landsman wins StriveTogether national award for collective impact

Cradle to Career Champion Award recognizes dedication to student success Cincinnati, Ohio — As a constant advocate for change, StrivePartnership Executive Director Greg Landsman is this year’s Cradle to Career Champion. At its annual convening in Minneapolis, StriveTogether today announced Landsman as the 2015 Bill Henningsgaard Cradle to Career Champion Award recipient. In Cincinnati and…

National conference focuses on improving outcomes for students

Cradle-to-career partnerships from across nation gather in Minneapolis for StriveTogether Network convening this week Cincinnati, Ohio — Leaders throughout Memphis, Tenn., are helping students complete their FAFSA forms to increase the total number of college attendees in the region. School officials and community leaders in Austin, Texas, are using community and family engagement to boost…

StriveTogether welcomes eight new network members

National Cradle to Career Network grows to 61 partnerships from 31 states and Washington, D.C. Cincinnati, Ohio — StriveTogether announced today the addition of eight new community partnerships to its Cradle to Career Network. The national collective impact initiative now includes 61 community partnerships from 31 states and Washington, D.C, all working to connect cross-sector…

‘To Hell with Good Intentions Part 1: Measuring Social Impact’

StriveTogether to present at South by Southwest social good platform Cincinnati, Ohio — With countless efforts to “make change,” “do good,” and “help people,” one session at the South by Southwest conference will explore how three organizations are leveraging measurement strategies to ensure their good intentions are truly leading to social impact. StriveTogether will be…

Local communities influence policy to impact academic outcomes for students

Community partnerships invited to national collective impact policy conference Cincinnati, Ohio — Improving educational outcomes for students can be hard work. But sometimes, due to certain legislation and policy barriers, it can be nearly impossible. Local Dallas-based organizations were struggling to measure and improve kindergarten readiness rates. With different readiness tests across multiple school districts,…