Cincinnati leaders explain “cradle to careers” educational initiative at Chicago forum

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As part of the 2014 Chicago Policy Forum Series, Cincinnati’s schools and community leaders discussed a unique and collaborative effort to improve educational outcomes in their city.

Education journalist and consultant Richard Lee Colvin moderated the forum on Cincinnati’s Strive initiative. The main speakers were Cincinnati Public Schools Superintendent Mary Ronan, and United Way of Greater Cincinnati CEO Robert Relfsnyder.

Event co-organizers Catalyst Chicago and Business and Professional People for the Public Interest (BPI) — with the help of audience members — live-tweeted the March 28, 2014, event at the Union League Club of Chicago. The following is a Storified version of the tweets.

 

 

The Chicago School Policy Forum Series is sponsored by the Spencer Foundation, McDougal Family Foundation, Oppenheimer Family Foundation and the Union League Club of Chicago.