Call for Parents & Youth

ACYI is recruiting two youth leaders (ages 16-24) and two parent / family leaders to apply for membership on the Community Leader’s Board. The ACYI Community Leader’s Board is a cross-sector leadership table that holds the responsibility for advancing the mission, “to connect community partners that ensure our youth excel from cradle to career.” The […]

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Release of Adams County Student Survey County Level Report

Adams County Student Survey – Data Trends  We are pleased to release the final county-level report for this year’s Adams County Student Survey! This unique census-level, annual survey is one of the most comprehensive in the country – with approximately 27,000 students completing it annually and an average response rate of 75%. Click here to […]

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2015 Champion Awards

ACYI Champions are individuals who demonstrate a strong vision and driving passion for improving outcomes for all children and youth, inspire others to work together and set aside individual agendas, and provide leadership and advocacy for results for our kids. On behalf of the partnership, we are honored to announce the recipients of the 2015 […]

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Building a Culture of Continuous Improvement ACYI’s NEW Change Agent Teams

Earlier this year, ACYI released a new opportunity for partners, who were interested and had capacity, to take a deeper dive into continuous improvement with the goal to improve educational outcomes. Three change agent teams were selected and will be working towards the following Cradle to Career Outcomes throughout the year: Horizon High School, Post-Secondary […]

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ACYI MOVES TO “SUSTAINING GATEWAY”

The StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network has recognized ACYI’s focus on quality and rigor in building a cradle to career partnership to support sustainable change and a brighter future for students. Earlier this month, the ACYI partnership advanced to StriveTogether’s Sustaining Gateway.

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What We’re Reading

The Power of One Caring Adult – “Statistically, I am supposed to be dead, in jail, or homeless. At 14, I’d been kicked out of so many foster homes that it became a game to me. I acted out because I didn’t trust anyone, and I didn’t expect that to change any time soon. So […]

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What We are Reading

“Change is hard – but it is not the whole story.” Dan Heath, one of the authors of Switch, started his key note at the National Strive Together Convening earlier this month encouraging us to think about the following: Knowing something is different than feeling it. Information is rarely enough to spark change. As leaders, […]

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Introducing – Stories of Impact

ACYI is looking for concrete examples of how the work of the partnership is influencing organizations and individuals to adjust their behavior, based on data, to move outcomes and impact student success. To highlight these examples we are excited to launch “Stories of Impact” to build a broader understanding and sustain the momentum of this […]

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What We Are Reading

“This report examines, from the perspective of young people themselves, the roles that relationships with adults and peers play in decisions about staying in, leaving and returning to high school. Building on previous studies, including last year’s Don’t Call Them Dropouts, this report offers new insights about how support from adults and peers can help […]

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