Case Studies

How do we know this process works? Strive Partnership’s Cradle to Career Network members have seen success. Here are a few of their stories:

  • 90% by 2020: Anchorage United for Youth (Anchorage, AK): Kindergarten Readiness
  • All Hands Raised (Portland, Oregon): High School Graduation, Post-Secondary Enrollment
  • The Commit! Partnership (Dallas County, Texas): Kindergarten Readiness, Third Grade Reading, Eighth Grade Algebra, Postsecondary Enrollment
  • Graduate Tacoma (Tacoma, Washington): Kindergarten Readiness, Eighth Grade Algebra, High School Graduation, College Enrollment, College Completion
  • Milwaukee Succeeds (Milwaukee, Wisconsin): Third Grade Reading, Associate Degree Completion
  • Mission: Graduate (Albuquerque, New Mexico): High School Graduation, College Enrollment, Degree / Certificate Completion
  • The Road Map Project (Seattle, Washington): Third Grade Reading,  High School Graduation, Post-Secondary Enrollment, Degree / Certificate Completion
  • Shape Up Somerville (Somerville, Massachusetts): Collective Impact Outside of Education

Conntecting with Students

Connecting with Students at Eastern Ohio Education Partnership

Eastern Ohio Education Partnership (EOEP) is a network of organizations committed to providing children with a quality education. One of EOEP’s goals for their postsecondary work is to decrease the gap between FAFSA completion and matriculation by 5% by 2020 in local target school districts.

Stanford Report on Collective Impact

Stanford Social Innovation Review | Collective Impact

"Large-scale social change requires broad cross-sector coordination, yet the social sector remains focused on the isolated intervention of individual organizations."

Harvard Business School Report on Collective Impact

Business Aligning for Students: The Promise of Collective Impact

Across the country communities are setting baseline measures. Each year they report on their success and lessons learned. You can check out how and what these communities measure by checking out the report above.