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    Meggitt Aircraft Braking Systems Prepares 3,140 Kits

    Summit Education Initiative (SEI) sends much gratitude to the employees of Meggitt Aircraft Braking Systems for preparing 3,140 total 16 For Success kits and Key Steps to Reading Success kits with SEI staff on June 21 at Quaker Station. United Way of Summit County helped coordinate the effort through its annual United Way Day of Action. Read more about the volunteer event and the purpose of the kindergarten readiness kits in this post.

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    20 Early Educators to Help Increase High-Quality Teacher/Child Interactions

    CLASS Act Scholars of Summit County is a new program that combines the Classroom Assessment Scoring System® (CLASS®) with free coaching, mentoring and professional development for a group of 20 educators working in Summit County preschools and child care centers. Generous funding from GAR Foundation, GPD Group Employees’ Foundation and PNC Foundation will support CLASS Act Scholars’ pilot year and beyond. Read more about the program in this story.

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    ‘Students’ Get Taste of Success or Failure on Education Path

    About 15 Cleveland Clinic Akron General employees took part in the Cradle to Career Experience during Akron General’s Tony Gorant Community Leadership Institute — some as students moving along a path of red or green dots on the floor toward prosperity or hardship, some as advocates for the students, some as observers. The student portrayers were given profiles — some started out on track, others were behind their peers. Read more in this May 5, 2017 edition, front page story from Akron Beacon Journal.

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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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