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The Stark Education Partnership - a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in Stark County, Ohio -  is a catalyst, engaging and collaborating with education, business, civic and community stakeholders to drive sustainable improvement and innovation to provide all students with education and career success.  

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Happy Thanksgiving 2016

Issues (November 23, 2016) During this season of gratitude, we give thanks for you.

Why Customized Learning?

Issues (November 18, 2016) Imagine facing a classroom of 25 middle/high school students with the expectation that they will all master the same content and skills. Compound that challenge with a daily schedule that provides...

Anti-Bullying Program Shows Results

Issues (November 11, 2016) The Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP) is the most extensively researched bullying prevention program available today.[1] It is a whole school program that involves students, staff...

Progress Shown in Young Entrepreneurs Consortium (YEC) Grant

Issues (November 4, 2016) Awarded in July 2014 to a consortium of 15 districts[1] for $13.6 million, the YEC Straight A grant is in its third year of implementation. The goals of the grant center on increasing student engagement...

SPARK's Positive Impact On Stark Area Parents and Children

Issues (October 28, 2016) "During the first five years of life, children learn critical skills such as language and socio-emotional regulation, which provide a foundation for lifelong learning." - Center for American Progress[1]...


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Stark County's Significant Educational Progress - November 2016Updated December 2016 - Stark County's Significant Educational Progress

Brief pamphlet updating the results on several major drivers of Stark's educational progress. Download the PDF »



Olweus Year 4 ReportStark County Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP): Fourth Year Report

An evaluation addressing too main questions: Has the OBPP helped to reduce reported incidents of bullying behavior in Stark County OBPP schools in year three implementation? Has the OBPP been implemented with fidelity in cohorts 2-4?
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SPARK Yearr 2 ReportSPARK RttT: Year 2 Fidelity and Implementation

An evaluation presented to the Early Childhood Resource Center documenting fidelity and implementation related to the expansion of Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids (SPARK) under Ohio’s Race to the Top (RttT) Early Learning Challenge. Download the PDF »

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