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Giving Students Voice: Making sure students are part of the collective impact movement

By Marina Hopkins. StrivePartnership, a subsidiary of KnowledgeWorks, was founded on the idea that the effect of many working together...

Published: March 21, 2017
Topics: Community Partnerships
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Post-Election Ways to Stay Involved: Seven tips to help keep students in your community a priority

Guest post by Mary Tighe Just because election season is behind us doesn’t mean that there aren’t ways for you...

Published: February 16, 2017
Topics: Community Partnerships, Education Policy
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Real-World Learning Experiences as Preparation for Future Careers

A work study program placement with StrivePartnership is teaching DePaul Cristo Rey High School student Ryan Johnson real-world skills.

Published: January 27, 2017
Topics: Community Partnerships
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Education Takeaways from Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Visit to Cincinnati

Award-winning author and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates spoke at Xavier University in Cincinnati recently. Here are some education takeaways from his...

Published: November 29, 2016
Topics: Community Partnerships, Education Policy, ESSA
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The Power of Partnerships: Four examples of school districts successfully partnering with local community organizations and businesses

Read four examples of school districts successfully partnering with local community organizations & businesses to the benefit of both students...

Published: November 16, 2016
Topics: Community Partnerships
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The Future is Brighter for Students in Cincinnati

In Cincinnati, voters passed Issue 44, which will expand access to two years of quality preschool throughout Cincinnati Public Schools.

Published: November 10, 2016
Topics: Community Partnerships
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Planning for the Future in Pittsburgh: Localizing the Future Forecast 4.0

Remake Learning recently collaborated with KnowledgeWorks on the creation of a map exploring the future of learning in the Pittsburgh...

Published: October 14, 2016
Topics: Community Partnerships, Future of Learning
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Exploring the Future of Learning with Students in Pittsburgh

The KnowledgeWorks team worked with The Remake Learning Council and Youth Leading Change in Pittsburgh to explore the future of...

Published: October 4, 2016
Topics: Community Partnerships, Future of Learning
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Video: Exploring the Future of Learning with Students

We worked with The Remake Learning Council and Youth Leading Change in Pittsburgh to explore the future of learning with...

Published: October 3, 2016
Topics: Community Partnerships, Future of Learning
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ESSA and Opportunities for Communities

At the 2016 StriveTogether National Convening, Anne Olson and Lillian Pace led a session on the role of community liaisons...

Published: September 30, 2016
Topics: Community Partnerships, Education Policy, ESSA
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Five Steps to Reimagine Your Learning System

Virgel Hammonds, Chief Learning Officer for KnowledgeWorks, shares five step to reimagine your education system and move towards competency-based education.

Published: August 10, 2016
Topics: Community Partnerships
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A Powerful Collaboration for Cincinnati’s Children

The Preschool Promise will be a historic, transformational opportunity for children and high-quality child care in Cincinnati.

Published: May 25, 2016
Topics: Community Partnerships
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No such thing as one-size-fits-all: Personalizing learning needs to be local

Every classroom, school, district and community has unique needs that should be considered when building personalized learning environments for students.

Published: April 27, 2016
Topics: Community Partnerships, Education Policy, ESSA
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Discussing ESSA and Personalized Learning on EduTalk Radio

Matt Williams and Lillian Pace were interviewed on Education Talk Radio, where they shared insight into the future of ESSA...

Published: April 12, 2016
Topics: Community Partnerships, Education Policy, ESSA
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Five Ways to Engage Partners in Your Community to Help Improve Academic Success

Change is in the air. And the community. And the schools. Welcome to Marion, Ohio! The mission of Marion City...

Published: March 25, 2016
Topics: Community Partnerships, Education Policy, ESSA
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Talking Early College, Education Transformation and Hero Teachers #ECWeek16

Matt Williams shares takeaways from the Experience Conference, which range from discussions of early college, school transformation & the hero...

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I’m a Social Innovation Portfolio Director. What’s Your Role in #FutureED?

What role could you play in #FutureEd? Katie King took our career quiz and found out she would be a...

Published: March 1, 2016
Topics: Community Partnerships, Education Policy, ESSA, Future of Learning
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I might be a “Pop-Up Reality Producer” in #FutureEd. What about you?

Katherine Prince took the VibrantED.org quiz to find out what role she could play in the future of learning. What...

Published: February 23, 2016
Topics: Community Partnerships, Future of Learning
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Answering Arne Duncan’s Five Must-Answer Questions

It's time to answer Arne Duncan's education questions for the presidential candidates. Here are our responses. 

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Worth a Read: “Four-Dimensional Education”

What exactly should students learn to be successful in the 21st century? This book is worth a read. 

Published: February 17, 2016
Topics: Community Partnerships, Education Policy, Future of Learning
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Museums Can Star in a Vibrant Future of Education

Museums have the potential to play a starring role in making the future of education vibrant. How can you play...

Published: February 16, 2016
Topics: Community Partnerships, Future of Learning
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Raising the Level of Education Debate

It’s time to raise the level of education debate throughout the country. It’s time to discuss how to best educate...

Published: January 13, 2016
Topics: Community Partnerships, Education Policy, Future of Learning
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The Power of Partnerships! School – Business partnerships in Marion, Ohio, preparing students for local, global job market

School – Business partnerships in Marion, Ohio, have helped with the creation of career pathways that are preparing students for...

Published: October 20, 2015
Topics: Community Partnerships, Early College High School