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  • Going Kinetic, SEI's sixth annual community report on educational attainment

    Thank You to the 2017 Their Success Is Our Success Sponsors

    This year, The Huntington National Bank is again the Presenting Sponsor for SEI’s Their Success Is Our Success annual event. SEI will present the sixth annual Community Report on Educational Attainment for Summit County on Thursday, Oct. 12 at Greystone Hall. Community partners and other SEI supporters will attend this sold-out event.

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  • CLASS Act Scholars Opening Retreat

    Summit County’s First Cohort of CLASS Act Scholars Began the Program Sept. 15

    Summit Education Initiative (SEI) has announced the names of 20 individuals who will represent the first cohort of CLASS Act Scholars of Summit County through May 2018. CLASS Act Scholars is a new program that combines the Classroom Assessment Scoring System® (CLASS®) with free coaching, mentoring and professional development for a group of educators working in Summit County preschools. Generous funding from GAR Foundation, GPD Group Employees’ Foundation and PNC Foundation will support CLASS Act Scholars’ pilot year and beyond. Find out who was selected in this post.

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  • Akron Public Schools students

    Summit Education Initiative hosts annual Community Report on Educational Attainment Oct. 12

    The Summit Education Initiative Board of Directors and staff invite the public to register for its sixth annual Community Report on Educational Attainment, held Thursday, Oct. 12, from 5-7 p.m. Read more about the event in this story on

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Cradle to Career Alliance Leading Indicators of Success

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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