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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, 2018
In 2005, the percentage of Canton City (Ohio) 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. To increase the college population among Canton's poorest neighborhoods, the Canton City School District, Stark State…
Descriptors: High School Students, College Preparation, High School Graduates, Outcomes of Education
Stark Education Partnership, 2018
Artful Living and Learning is an early childhood educational program based on research that shows an association between improved academic achievement and creativity through immersion in the fine arts in preschool classrooms. The Artful Living and Learning program improves the school readiness of all children -- particularly those who are under…
Descriptors: Art Education, Preschool Education, Preschool Children, Academic Achievement
Stark Education Partnership, 2018
The issuing of badges for achievement is not necessarily a new concept for adults (consider the military), nor for children (look at scouting). Yet, except for sports trophies and award days, the concept is alien to education where letter grades and scores on standardized tests remain the primary means of recognition. This document shares…
Descriptors: Recognition (Achievement), Academic Achievement, Electronic Publishing, Credentials
Stark Education Partnership, 2018
Early childhood is a time of extensive development in the brain and many of the body's biological systems that are critical for health. Learning and development during these early years can have a critical impact on future educational attainment, which is an important determinant of health. There are also other important aspects of early childhood…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Educational Quality, Child Development
Stark Education Partnership, 2018
Within the context of this paper, a balanced, or year-round, school year calendar is not one that necessarily increases either the length or number of school days. It is one that provides for "more continuous learning" by dividing up the traditional summer break into shorter intersessions during the year. It might seem to be a…
Descriptors: Year Round Schools, Extended School Year, Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education
Stark Education Partnership, 2018
This white paper presents a selection of model schools who all have, to some degree, fostered deeper learning. Schools were selected by internet search, or through references in "deeper learning" reports and documents. It should be noted that information in these reviews is based on information from school web-sites, in some cases the…
Descriptors: Models, Teaching Methods, Learning Processes, Web Sites
Stark Education Partnership, 2018
When does a community create and sustain a truly innovative "next generation" high school that not only remains innovative, but also relevant? According to the Carnegie Corporation, this means seizing the opportunity to redesign schools to promote personalized learning. So far, much work has gone into retooling many of these (reform)…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, High Schools, Individualized Instruction
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
Grossman, Liz; Purses, Teresa; O'Neill, Adrienne; Gelb, Adele; Ross, Kimberly; Ughrin, Christina – Stark Education Partnership, 2016
Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids (SPARK) is a school readiness program for children ages three to five that assists families with preparing their children for kindergarten in the areas of reading, language, and social skills. Program completion is determined by the presentation and facilitation of a minimum of eight lessons taught…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs
Stark Education Partnership, 2015
This study, with funding from the Jennings Foundation, sought to answer the following broad research question: Do facilitated online dual credit courses result in deep learning? The answer to this question is key to addressing barriers many students face in bridging from high school to college. This report includes a descriptive case study that…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, Online Courses, Learning, Case Studies
Stark Education Partnership, 2015
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 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 students an…
Descriptors: High Schools, Dual Enrollment, Associate Degrees, High School Graduates
Rochford, Joseph A.; O'Neill, Adrienne; Gelb, Adele; Ross, Kimberly J.; Ughrin, Tina – Stark Education Partnership, 2014
This is the eighth annual report by the Stark Education Partnership on dual enrollment and other post secondary opportunities (PSOs) for the county's high school students. In addition to dual enrollment, this report looks at a portfolio of the county's PSOs that includes Canton Early College High School, and the opportunity to bank future college…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, College Credits, Postsecondary Education, High School Students
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.; O'Neill, Adrienne; Gelb, Adele; Ross, Kimberly – Stark Education Partnership, 2014
Developed in 2003 by the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton with a grant from the Kellogg Foundation, "Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids" ("SPARK Ohio") is a family-centered kindergarten readiness program that works with families, schools, and the community. From its initial sites in Stark County, "SPARK…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Federal Programs, Federal Aid
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