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Monday, October 7, 2013 - 10:15am

CAMPAIGN: Collective Impact

CONTENT: Blog

The Single Most Powerful Way to Describe Collective Impact

I recently spoke with the Director of Curriculum and Instruction at a small school district in Ohio that is participating in a collective impact effort focused on improving school readiness. When I asked her to tell me about why collective impact was so important in her community, do you know what she did? She told me a story.

It goes like this:

“When we started with this goal of improving school readiness, the first thing we did was bring together principals, Head Start teachers, and kindergarten and pre-K teachers to look at the kindergarten readiness scores for incoming students in our district. What we found was that incoming kindergarteners scored low in a number of important areas – rhyming, alliteration, letter identification – but this didn’t tell us what we should do about the problem.

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Keywords: Social Impact & Volunteering | Collective Impact | Education | storytelling

CAMPAIGN: Collective Impact

CONTENT: Blog

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