StriveTogether invests $32 million, fueling community-based equitable recovery efforts

Systemic racial inequities exposed by COVID-19 heighten the need for systems transformation CINCINNATI, OH — Fifty-one communities across 26 states are gaining financial and technical assistance from StriveTogether to deliver more equitable outcomes for children and families. These communities are part of the Cradle to Career Network, a national movement led by StriveTogether to ensure…

To move from pandemic to progress, the U.S. should establish an institute for education improvement

The 74 The education sector has been facing a reckoning for some time: Students in the United States consistently underperform on international assessments, and results between demographic groups are persistently and unacceptably uneven. If ever there were a case for continuous improvement, this is it. The continuous improvement process is elegantly simple: It’s a cycle…

Dealbook: How to fix America

The New York Times Since Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, schools have failed to eliminate the opportunity gap between Black and white children in America. How do we make schools actually work for all children? The nation has been pondering this question for decades, with answers that have fallen woefully short for poor…

Jennifer Blatz of StriveTogether: 5 Steps We Must Take To Truly Create An Inclusive, Representative, and Equitable Society

Authority Magazine I am optimistic that we can solve the challenges that America is experiencing. This is because real change happens at the local level, not at the federal level, and I know so many local leaders are working to create new systems that produce more equitable outcomes for children and families. Local communities can…