To better promote college and career readiness for students in Summit County, Summit Education Initiative (SEI) created a new Middle Grades Network (MGN) for school administrators, school counselors and math teachers. The network, which will meet four times this school year, kicked off the year at Quaker Square on Tuesday, Sept. 19.
The start of school is an excellent time to create strong routines to support your child’s early learning success. One of the most important things that parents can do for their children is to get them to school every day, and on time! Children can’t benefit from learning opportunities when they aren’t in school. Read more about the importance of school attendance in this post.
Yet again, summer is coming to a close, another school year is upon us and students have spent the past few weeks settling back into their classrooms. This includes our summer intern, Michelle Burrier, who has again returned to the University of Cincinnati for her junior year of college. Read more about the projects Michelle worked on in this post.
In this editorial piece from the Akron Beacon Journal, staff focus on the effects of poverty on learning and opportunities for making positive changes in Ohio education.
Registration for the 2017 School Readiness Summit on Oct. 27 is open and organizers are hoping to attract an even bigger crowd of child advocates than last year. More than 530 caring adults convened at John S. Knight Center last October for the first summit, which featured active discussions on preparing children for success in school and life. Read more about what attendees may expect at this year’s event in the press release Summit Education Initiative distributed on Aug. 24.