Building Our Future to receive grant funds to improve student outcomes

Kenosha News Building Our Future in Kenosha County will be one of several organizations receiving funds from StriveTogether in order to improve student outcomes. The Wisconsin Partnership, which includes Building Our Future, Milwaukee Succeeds, Higher Expectations for Racine County, and Achieve Brown County, has received nearly $350,000 from StriveTogether, a national nonprofit working to bring…

Higher Expectations initiative to help unemployed single mothers, their children

The Journal Times Higher Expectations for Racine County is launching an initiative to help local single mothers gain sustaining employment, while also preparing their children for academic success. Higher Expectations, an organization with the mission of establishing a fully capable and employed Racine County workforce, will fund the initiative with an up to $500,000-per-year, three-year…

Wisconsin partnerships will be focusing on education

Milwaukee Courier Earlier this week, the Wisconsin Partnership announced that StriveTogether awarded them approximately $350,000 in grant money. The partnership, which consists of Milwaukee Succeeds, Higher Expectations for Racine County, Achieve Brown County, Building Our Future and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, said they plan to put the grant towards testing, learning and spreading strategies that…