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Stark Education Partnership, 2019
In 2005, the percentage of Canton City's young adults with some college or an associate degree was 33%. In addition, only 12.5% of its adults had earned a bachelor's degree or higher, and 81% of its students were in poverty. Canton's poorest neighborhoods needed a compelling example that college was possible. In response, the Canton City School…
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), High School Students, Dual Enrollment, College Preparation
Stark Education Partnership, 2017
In 2005, when the Canton City School District, Stark State College, the Canton Professional Educators Association, and the Stark Education Partnership came to together to establish Timken Early College High School (TECHS), the percentage of young adults in Canton, Ohio with some college or an associate degree was 33%. By TECHS's tenth year of…
Descriptors: High Schools, Urban Schools, Acceleration (Education), High School Graduates
Rochford, Joseph A. – Stark Education Partnership, 2014
In 2005, when the Canton City Schools (CCS), Stark State College (SSC), the Canton Professional Educators Association (CPEA), and the Stark Education Partnership (SEP) came together to establish Canton's Early College High School (CECHS), the percentage of the city's young adults with some college or an associate degree was 33%. CECHS affords…
Descriptors: High Schools, Higher Education, Acceleration (Education), College Preparation
Rochford, Joseph A. – Stark Education Partnership, 2011
Early College High Schools are unique, almost counter intuitive, creations. By design, they are to enable low income, minority, and even low performing students to earn a high school diploma and up to two years of college or an Associate Degree simultaneously. In order for this to happen youth, often as young as 14 or 15 years of age, must begin…
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, High Schools, Sustainability, Low Income
Stark Education Partnership, 2011
This document represents the findings of the Greater Akron and Canton Regional Chambers of Commerce under an Ohio Department of Job and Family Services and Ohio Department of Development Graduate Retention Initiative (GRI) Planning Grant. The document also includes a proposal for the implementation phase of the initiative with a geographic scope…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Brain Drain, Labor Force Development, State Programs
Rochford, Joseph A.; O'Neill, Adrienne; Gelb, Adele; Ross, Kimberly J. – Stark Education Partnership, 2010
High school based dual credit (HSBDC) is a course offered through a collaborative agreement between an institution of higher education and a school district. A student may earn both high school and college credit in an HSBDC course taught by a high school teacher who qualifies to become a college adjunct on a high school campus. The growth of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Colleges, Counties, School Districts