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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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Youngstown school district needs strong guiding hand
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The Vindicator (July 1, 2014) It would not be an an exaggeration to suggest that the academically challenged Youngstown City School District has state education officials worried. The failure of the system to climb out of the academic cellar has State...

Editorial: Canton City is taking a smart approach to reading mandate (70k PDF)

Repository (June 12, 2014) Our view: Plans address both immediate, long-term needs. We like the approach Canton City Schools is taking toward the state’s new Third Grade Reading Guarantee. It will address two needs: • The immediate need: Ensuring that as...

Academic distress panel needs clone of retiring chairwoman
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The Vindicator (June 14, 2014) Adrienne O’Neill doesn’t mince words when she talks about the Youngstown City School District and what needs to be done to pull the urban system out of the state academic cellar. And, O’Neill has no patience for the internal...

College connectors’ help high school students navigate path to college (85k PDF)

Akron Beacon Journal (June 13, 2014) If no one in your family ever went to college, it’s easy to hear the voices that will tell you not to try. “My mom says why should I go because she never went.” “We can’t afford it.” “I need to get a job now because our...

Recent Publications

Significant Progress PresentationUPDATED April 2014 - "Stark County's Significant Change" presentation (PDF)

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

Stark County's Significant Educational ProgressUPDATED October 2013 - Stark County's Significant Educational Progress (PDF)

Brief pamphlet updating the results on several major drivers of Stark's educational progress. Download the 684K PDF »



Local Partnerships, Local GrowthLocal Partnerships, Local Growth (PDF)

An annual report on dual credit and other post secondary opportunities for Stark County high school students. Download the 640K PDF »


Half Decade of ProofHalf Decade of Proof (PDF)

A report on the first five graduating classes of the Canton Early College High School.
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