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College and Career Readiness – Schools work on progress through collaboration

 

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The Second to Last Benchmark in Summit Education Initiative (SEI)  Cradle to Career Pipeline is College and Career Readiness.

  • All students graduate from high school with a plan to be employed, enrolled or enlisted.
  •  All students who plan to attend college after high school will complete a FAFSA.
  •  Increase the proportion of students who earn a “college ready” score on college placement tests.

The group’s goal is for every student leaving high school to have a plan to become enrolled in college, enlisted in public service, or employed in a job that leads to a career.

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Ohio’s Third Grade Reading Guarantee

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The third key transition point Summit Education Initiative (SEI) focuses on is third grade. By third grade, SEI wants kids reading on grade level.

In the past few years, this has coincided with Ohio’s Third Grade Reading Guarantee. In Spring of 2012, the Ohio Legislature passed an education policy bill which included the guarantee. The bill requires 3rd graders to meet a minimum score on the state reading test to move on to the 4th grade reading instruction.

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Summit Education Initiative Progress of the Findley Adopt-a-School Initiative 2014

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Derran Wimer, Executive Director of the Summit Education Initiative, reported on the progress of the Findley Adopt-a-School initiative at The Love Akron Network’s annual breakfast on September 30th.  We are very pleased to offer you  the text of Mr. Wimer’s report.

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