Lenawee Cradle to Career


Community Report Card (click on image below)

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Lenawee Cradle to Career Partners
Lenawee Cradle to Career Flyer

Brochure – What is Lenawee Cradle to Career?

Collective Impact Core Newsletters:

January 2015
February 2015
April 2015
September 2015
February 2016
April 2016 (PDF)(RTF)
June 2016 (PDF)(RTF)
August 2016 (PDF)(RTF
October 2016 (PDF)(RTF)

November 2016 (PDF)
Lenawee Working Together
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Contact: Ann Hinsdale-Knisel: (517) 264-9840 | ann.knisel@lisd.us



Imagination Library Research (www.usa.imaginationlibrary.com/resources)
Pre-K Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy (Early Literacy Task Force 03/21/2016) (PDF)(RTF)

K-3 Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy (Early Literacy Task Force 03/21/2016) (PDF)(RTF)



Kids Count in Michigan Data Book 2016

Class of 2015 Four Year Cohort Graduation Rate


Featured Article: The Thrill of Collective Impact, (Stan Masters, 02.22.16)

Breakthroughs in Shared Measurement and Social Impact (Mark Kramer, Marcie Parkhurst, & Lalitha Vaidyanathan)

Collective Impact Information

Tackling Complex Social Problems through Collective Impact |

How Change Happens (Paul Schmitz) |

The Montgomery Bus Boycott Lenawee Cradle to Career Continuous Improvement Model:

www.macombfsi.net/stages–steps.htmlBuilding an Accountability Structure Toolkit: An online toolkit to help create an accountability structure that fits your needs and context: www.strivenetwork.org/accountability-structure-toolkitList of community reports that have been compiled from around the country to help provide context to those interested: www.strivenetwork.org/results/community-reports

Report Finds 81% of Low-Income Students in Michigan Lag in Reading (Detroit Free Press, January 28, 2014)

New KIDS COUNT Data Snapshot on Early Reading Proficiency (Annie E. Casey Foundation, January 2014)

What is Collective Impact?

Predictors of Post-secondary Success (American Institutes for Research, College & Career Readiness & Success Center, Nov 2013)

Low College Readiness Cause for Grave Concern(Lansing State Journal, July 7, 2014)

Jackson County Educators Targeting Reading Gaps Like Those Highlighted in Kids Count Report – (mlive.com, January 30, 2014)

Study: High School Grades Best Predictor of College Success – Not SAT/ACT Scores (WashintonPost.com, February 21, 2014) House Panel Votes to Switch to Year-Round School (Detroit Free Press, February 26, 2014)

Article: Continuous Improvement in Education (Carnegie Foundation)Collective Impact
(Stanford Social Innovation Review, Winter 2011)

Video: The Key to Educational Improvement: Data and How We Use It (TEDxCincy – Jeff Edmondson)

5 Case Studies: Partnerships using continuous improvement as a driver for their collaborative action

Waiting until Pre-K is Too Little, Too Late (Education Week, July 1, 2014)

Insight from recent White House, U.S. Department of Education Form (Mary Kenkel, August 8, 2014)

The Role of Investors – Lessons Learned on Critical Roots That Drive Quality Collective Impact (StriveTogether)

Defining Quality Collective Impact
(Jeff Edmondson and Ben Hecht, Fall 2014)

Forecasting the Future of K-12 Teaching: Four Scenarios for a Decade of Disruption (Katherine Prince, September 2014)

Data Drives School-Community Collaboration: Seven Principles for Effective Data Sharing (StriveTogether and Data Quality Campaign)

Are Year-Round Schools in Michigan’s Future?
(inspirED, Chloe Seymour | November 14, 2014)

Hispanic Heritage Month Video

The Ever Increasing Burden on America’s Publice Schools (Jamie Robert Vollmer)

Why is Lenawee Cradle to Career using Collective Impact?

How and How Not to Prepare Students for New Tests(Timothy Shanahan)

What’s Your Endgame? (Alice Gugelev & Andrew Stern)

Lenawee Cradle to Career Partnership (Tecumseh Herald 03/05/15)

StriveTogether Welcomes Eight New Network Members (03/23/15)

The Dawn of System Leadership (Peter Senge, Hal Hamilton, & John Kania)

Excerpt from The Cultural Matrix: Understanding Black Youth (Orlando Patterson on WBUR’s Here & Now)

CLASP Early Childhood Education Update (July 2015)

Middle Grade Indicators of Readiness in Chicago Public Schools (Elaine M. Allensworth, Julia A. Gwynne, Paul Moore, & Marisa de la Torre)

Transforming the Core of Learning (Katherine Prince 08/24/15)

7 Future Roles for Educators (Joshua Bolkan 08/26/15)

The Equity Imperative in Collective Impact (John Kania & Mark Kramer 10/06/15)

Bringing Soul to the Work of Collective Impact (Michael McAfee)

Taking time to celebrate before rolling up our collective sleeves to get to work (Matt Williams)

The Future of Learning: Education in the Era of Partners in

Code (KnowledgeWorks Forecast 4.0)

The Michigan Great Start Trauma Informed System Website

Getting Ready for College, Careers, and the Common Core: What Every Educator Needs to Know (David T. Conley, Jossey-Bass, 2014)

Study: Michigan School Funding Getting ‘More Unequal’ (Jonathan Oosting, Detroit News, June 28, 2016)

ESSA Notes’ (MDE, January 4, 2017)