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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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Twelve from Stark Recognized as U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools

Issues (May 15, 2015) A great high school must serve all of its students well...and it must be able to produce measurable academic outcomes... - U.S. News & World Report Twelve Stark County high schools were included in the U.S. News & World...

North Hill couple helps lead Better Block initiative in Akron

Akron Beacon Journal (May 15, 2015) Before Tina and John Ughrin bought a house on Akron’s North Hill eight years ago, they moved every three years, going where jobs or studies took them. That changed when they bought their nearly century-old....

Stark County's Green Universities

Issues (May 8, 2015) Kent State University at Stark and the University of Mount Union have been recognized again as Tree Campus USA Schools [1] by the National Arbor Day Foundation. Campuses qualifying for the award must meet five standards...

PROGRESS 2015: Supporting students to success (May 5, 2015) Exciting is the best way to describe how Stark County P-16 educators are supporting students to success. The Stark Education Partnership has been most fortunate to visit many of the schools, colleges and universities and...

Two Stark Schools Listed Among America's Most Challenging High Schools

Issues (May 1, 2015) Two Stark County schools were included in The Washington Post ranking of America's Most Challenging High Schools released April 21st. Forty-three Ohio schools made the national list of 2,358 including both Jackson and...

Recent Publications & Videos



Your Future VideoCollege Access Advisors

Your Future: Episode 5 – An interview with Chris Deschaine (Timken),Takisha Morgan (McKinley) and Adele Gelb (Ohio College Access Supervisor) See the video (3:07-17:46)»

Deep LearningDo Facilitated Online Dual Credit Courses Result in Deep Learning?

A study seeking to answer this question which is key to addressing barriers many students face in bridging from high school to college. Download the PDF »


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 PDF »




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