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The Stark Education Partnership, Inc., is a 501(c)-3 non-profit education reform support organization in Stark County, Ohio crossing the lines of 17 public school districts. The Partnership collaborates with educators, business, community and civic leaders to create and respond to opportunities that will add substantial and measurable value to education.

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SPARK Students in Stark County Score Higher on Kindergarten Readiness Measure

Issues (January 23, 2015) SPARK (Supporting Partnerships to Assure Ready Kids) has been working collaboratively with schools to support children ages 3-6 and their parents get ready for kindergarten.13 KRA-L Scores were released for...

Median Family Income Increases in Stark County

Issues (January 16, 2015) According to the American Community Survey 1-year data, the median family income in Stark County Ohio has increased 17% (over $8,000) from 2005 to 2013. Some of this increase may be attributable to the...

Dr. Adrienne O'Neill Plans to Retire August 31, 2015 

Issues (January 9, 2015) The Board of Directors of the Stark Education Partnership will begin its search for the Partnership's next President, retaining Waverly Partners, LLC, a national executive search firm. Partnership Board member Richard Milligan will serve...

SPARK Rural Communities Implement with High Fidelity 

Issues (December 12, 2014) SPARK Ohio is a family-centered kindergarten readiness program supported by the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton. The program that began in Stark County has grown to include seven additional counties...

Recent Publications

Stark County's Significant Educational ProgressUPDATED January 2015 - Stark County's Significant Educational Progress

Brief pamphlet updating the results on several major drivers of Stark's educational progress. Download the 885K PDF »


Expanding College OpportunityExpanding College Opportunity

An annual report on dual credit and other post secondary opportunities for Stark County High School students.
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Proof of ProgressProof of Progress

A report on the first six graduating classes of the Canton Early College High School.
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Significant Progress PresentationUPDATED April 2014 - "Stark County's Significant Change" presentation

Presentation highlighting local educational accomplishments including data results. Download the 5 MB PDF »

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