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Toward 2025 in the Massillon City Schools
Download the recently released educational audit of the Massillon City School District "Toward 2025" authored by Dr. Adrienne O'Neill.

Read the related story "Massillon Schools Raise Bar."

Moving Stark County Into Prosperity
Richard A. Stoff, President of the Ohio Business Roundtable delivered the keynote address followed by remarks by Dr. Adrienne O’Neill at the "Moving Stark County Into Prosperity" Symposium on January 18th. Judge W. Don Reader was Master of Ceremonies. Over 100 participants from business, education and social service agencies participated in breakout sessions to consider their role in graduating 600 additional Stark County students from college annually.

Download "Moving Stark County into Prosperity" and Dr. Adrienne O'Neill's speech here.

In The News
Massillon Schools Raise Bar March 28, 2007 - Massillon Independent – Football has always been Massillon’s defining program. That, according to Massillon City School officials, is going to quickly change. In the next five years, the district will be as recognized for academics as it is for football. “We are setting the vision to be the best school district in the United States in five years...”
Seamless Education January 24, 2007 - Canton Repository – Gov. Ted Strickland spent a day this week with the presidents of dozens of Ohio colleges and universities. The day was spent discussing ways to deal with some of the biggest challenges faced by institutions of higher education in Ohio, including tuition costs and graduation rates. As The Associated Press pointed out, not much time was...
Group Seeks Better Educated Population January 19, 2007 - Canton Repository – Education is the fastest way to improve life for Stark County residents, say local business and education professionals. But how can that be achieved? Richard Stoff, president of the Ohio Business Roundtable, examined some of the statistics for the dozens gathered at R.G. Drage Career Technical Center...
Compton School Students Get a 'Taste of College' November 25, 2006 - Canton Repository – College isn’t far off for fifth-grader Iniah Dunbar. She got a “taste” of what it’s like to be on campus recently, and that has Iniah and her fellow Compton School classmates looking forward to the day they are college students. About 80 fifth- and sixth-graders made their way to Walsh University...

Recent Publications
Download Dr. Joseph Rochford's presentation "Local P-16s: Changing the Culture" from the Partnership for Continued Learning in Columbus - September 20, 2006.

Download the newest Early College High School publication featuring the words of Canton City School students...
I Want to Go to College
Download the study using the COMPASS/ESL to measure the degree of alignment between Stark County's Canton City Schools and Stark State College of Technology courses... Alignment: A Local High School/College Model to Eliminate Remediation. Also available...a blank charting template for other Ohio districts to use in order to replicate and benefit from this same comparison process. (Note: Please contact us if you'd prefer to use this template in a Microsoft Word file format.)

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