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Students Sparking Change

A student-led initiative to remove an Indigenous mascot highlights one district’s journey to becoming more student-centered.

Published: November 11, 2021
Topics: Community Partnerships, Vision and Culture
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Introducing the 2021-2022 Leading Change Community Fellows

Passing the torch to a new group of educators who will set the direction for the Leading Change PLC

Published: October 20, 2021
Topics: Building Capacity, Community Partnerships
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Advocacy Is an Art

Exploring community-based advocacy strategies used in environmental folk arts that can be used for personalized-competency-based learning

Published: August 24, 2021
Topics: Community Partnerships, Education Policy, Overcoming Challenges
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Where Do We Go From Here? Navigating Our Current World of Learning

What can education communities learn from COVID, and what are actionable strategies for education leaders to use? Here are some...

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Authentic Relationships Wanted: A Human-Centered Approach to Systems Change

Dr. Shelley Zion, Faculty Director of the PEER Lab, share her insights for how to engage in meaningful community engagement.

Published: May 10, 2021
Topics: Community Partnerships, Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Centering Black Voices and Shifting Power: An Interview with the Black Mothers Forum

Janelle Wood from the Black Mothers Forum talks with us about how policy can help empower communities of color and...

Published: April 29, 2021
Topics: Community Partnerships, Education Equity, Education Policy
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Think Globally, Act Locally

Chuck Ambrose uses experiences with Missouri Innovation Campus and KnowledgeWorks to discuss preparation for an uncertain future of global challenges.

Published: March 12, 2020
Topics: Community Partnerships
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2020 Forecast Provided Nellie Mae a Path Forward

Nellie Mae Education Foundation president and CEO looks back on the 2010 education forecast implementations and looks forward with the...

Published: February 24, 2020
Topics: Community Partnerships, Systems Change
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Q&A with Cindy Foley: Developing Systemic Interdependence

Katie King discusses Systemic Interdependence from KnowledgeWorks' Future Forecast with Columbus Museum of Art's Cindy Foley.

Published: February 20, 2020
Topics: Community Partnerships, Future of Learning
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A New Civic Discourse: Influencing Change Through Dialogues

The idea that new dialogues would facilitate societal change is explored by the driver of change, A New Civic Discourse.

Published: February 17, 2020
Topics: Community Partnerships, Future of Learning
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Home Visits Flip the Script on Parent Engagement

Learn how one North Dakota teacher started building relationships with her students with home visits before the start of the...

Published: November 19, 2019
Topics: Community Partnerships
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Museums Can Take on Learning Ecosystem Leadership

Community-based learning organizations like museums have a critical role to play in learning.

Published: July 1, 2019
Topics: Community Partnerships, Future of Learning
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Positive Math Growth Mindset Environment

StrivePartnership has recently pursued helping move the needle on middle grade math outcomes.

Published: June 7, 2019
Topics: Community Partnerships, Overcoming Challenges
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For Early College High Schools, Community Is Critical

Cultivating community is essential for supporting early college students today and in the future.

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How the Portrait of a Graduate Can Help Communities Explore the Future of Learning

A learning community’s Portrait of a Graduate is a powerful tool for thinking about the implications of change.

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Going Without an Agenda: Listening is at the Heart of Family and Community Engagement

Every community includes members with differing perspectives and unique needs.

Published: April 23, 2019
Topics: Community Partnerships
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What Are Reading Advocates and How Do They Encourage Readers?

A reading advocate values literacy; they encourage children to read and model a love of reading.

Published: January 31, 2019
Topics: Community Partnerships, Early Childhood
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Caring and Serving Together: The Individual and Community Impact of a Student-Led Organization in Canton, Ohio

C.A.S.T. is a student-led organization dedicated to helping the community of Canton, Ohio.

Published: January 29, 2019
Topics: Community Partnerships
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Chuck Ambrose Talks Personalized Learning, Math and More on “Class in Session”

Chuck Ambrose joined Byron White on StrivePartnership’s radio talk show “Class in Session.”

Published: January 15, 2019
Topics: Community Partnerships
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Collective Impact Aligned with Citizen Action

StrivePartnership is advancing an asset-based approach to community development.

Published: January 3, 2019
Topics: Community Partnerships
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Enhancing Collective Impact to Integrate and Elevate Community Expertise and Authority

Building on the collaborative spirit that launched StrivePartnership, the organization is working with an enhanced approach, which more authentically integrates...

Published: November 26, 2018
Topics: Community Partnerships
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Maine District Extends Learning Into the Community

A Maine school district is creating a central hub for the community to share real-world learning opportunities.

Published: August 21, 2018
Topics: Community Partnerships
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Building Support for Student-Centered Learning: A Toolkit for Exploring the Future

This toolkit supports conversations about how schools and communities might respond to the changing landscape to shape the future of...

Published: July 16, 2018
Topics: Community Partnerships, Future of Learning
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How Can Districts Deepen Community Partnerships? 7 Strategies RSU2 is Using to Tap Into Local Resources

Learn seven strategies RSU2 is using to partner with community to provide more relevant learning opportunities for students.

Published: April 9, 2018
Topics: Community Partnerships