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This City Votes Encourages Voter Participation

The Joy of Voting project, funded by the Knight Foundation through Citizen University, has provided grants to Akron area organizations to encourage participation in the election. The Beacon Journal has partnered with the Jefferson Center and the Summit Education Initiative to ask young people to produce short videos explaining the reasons they want adults to be informed, happy voters. Instructions can be found on the Your Vote Ohio Facebook page or by searching on #thiscityvotes16. READ MORE»

Graduate Ready for Success

Our data and research show that our students can greatly benefit from a targeted effort to improve their math performance. For the past two years, with the involvement of school and out of school time partners, we have designed and validated an ACT Math preparation course with an accompanying book - Level UP Your ACT® Math Score© - to help students raise their ACT Math scores. READ MORE»