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  • Middle Grades Network meeting with SEI's Dr. Matt Deevers

    Middle Grades Teachers, Administrators and Counselors Collaborate

    Summit Education Initiative (SEI)’s Senior Research Associate Dr. Matt Deevers led math teachers, administrators and school counselors from several Summit County middle schools during a Middle Grades Network meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at Quaker Station in Akron. The network kicked off in mid-September 2017.

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  • Summit Education Initiative annual event materials

    Going Kinetic for Our Kids

    Nearly 150 individuals from community partner organizations, Summit County school districts and local businesses joined us for our sixth annual Community Report on Educational Attainment on Thursday, Oct. 12 at Greystone Hall. We appreciate those who attended to hear our message, as well as to learn more about ways to support children in Summit County. Read more about the event in this post.

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  • Akron Public Schools student

    48,000 Degrees by 2025 in Summit County

    We are on our way toward 48,000 new degrees and high-value career credentials by 2025! We are on our way to making Summit County a more educated community. Why does that matter? Learn more in this post, which is a message from Derran Wimer that appeared in our November 2017 “Align & Engage” e-newsletter.

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Cradle to Career Alliance: Leading Indicators of Success

Together, we can help every student graduate prepared to follow a career pathway that leads to a living wage. We organize collective, community-wide efforts at significant education milestones for greater impact. This is the ambitious work of Summit Education Initiative: to help all students meet high standards needed for the demands of the future. This is our vision for student success in Summit County. Every student. Every day. Cradle to career.

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