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Continued Support from Two Funders in Fiscal Year 2018

Summit Education Initiative (SEI) appreciates the support we receive from local businesses and organizations in Summit County. We thank Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) and Martha Holden Jennings Foundation for their most recent financial contributions to SEI. Read more about the projects their funding benefits in this post. READ MORE»

Akron Community Foundation announces On the Table discussions

Residents in Summit and Medina counties are invited to engage in meaningful discussions about community issues Oct. 3 for On the Table Greater Akron. Akron Community Foundation officials announced at its July 9 annual meeting the local version of a national initiative supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The goal is to engage people in the places they live, work and play in discussions about community issues that impact them. Participants are encouraged to host conversations at home, work, school and cafes, inviting colleagues and friends to take part in small-group discussions. Read more about the event in this excerpt from West Side Leader's Thursday, July 20, 2017 West Side News & Notes. READ MORE»

Canton City Schools and Montgomery County ‘Level Up’

School districts outside of Summit County have introduced their students to the power of focused, guided test prep through valuable partnerships with Summit Education Initiative (SEI). The Level UP Your ACT® Math Score© book accompanies an ACT Math preparation course SEI designed and validated to help students raise their ACT Math scores. While Summit County schools and out of school time partners have access to these materials and volunteer course facilitators at significantly discounted prices, partner organizations and schools may use the materials for a cost as well. Read more about their students' experiences with the materials in this post. READ MORE»