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Single mothers and children hit hardest by poverty in Cincinnati

Cincinnati ranks second in the US for childhood poverty. Groups like The Women's Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation are working to break down the barriers that keep single mothers from rising above the poverty line.

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UC French Learning program provides kids with early exposure to foreign language

UC Blue Ash students share their knowledge of French with students at an adjacent elementary school, hoping to inspire a love of foreign languages for years to come.

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My Soapbox: Terrence Burke, Wump Mucket Puppets

Terrence Burke is dedicated to sharing joy and spreading knowledge with Wump Mucket Puppets, a silly, colorful show he puts on with help from his own family.

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Northern Kentucky home to leading podcast expert

In 2005, Cliff Ravenscraft launched "The Weekly LOST Podcast," a talk show that would garner more than 60,000 subscribers in just one year and launch his career as the Podcast Answer Man.

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UC Develops New Breed of Drones

Advancements in drone technology being made by University of Cincinnati professors and students show promise in preventing disasters and saving lives around the world.

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Quality preschool key to lifelong success

Studies show that two years in a quality preschool can have an enormous impact on a child’s life trajectory — more than interventions at any other stage — but few families can afford it. Preschool Promise is a program aimed at closing that gap, and a new pilot program shows how universal access to quality preschool can work.

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As non-native English speaking population grows, teachers find new ways to instruct students

Over the past five years, southwest Ohio has seen a 250 percent increase in its English Language Learner (ELL) population. Elementary teacher Erin Sucher has already adopted new ways to reach her students, and her job is going to get a little easier this year thanks to a $14.5 million grant for a program that will train teachers in new methods that enhance learning for all students.

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Harvard Business School methodology to hit local elementary classrooms

With $1.1 million this year from Ohio’s Straight A Fund, Cincinnati Public Schools and Milford Exempted Village School District are piloting new case-based learning curricula in which students apply math, science and technology skills to help solve real world, data-driven problems for local companies.

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An alternate path to a four-year-degree

New and broader credit transfer agreements between two- and four-year colleges put bachelor’s degrees within reach for a growing number of students in Greater Cincinnati.

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Dual enrollment makes college more affordable by giving kids a head start

University tuition just got a little bit cheaper. Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky high schools have partnered with local colleges to offer broad catalogues of free and reduced-cost dual enrollment courses to high school juniors and seniors.

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Local banks and schools partner to teach kids financial responsibility

As the senior class of 2014 prepares to be the first graduating under Ohio’s new economics and financial literacy curriculum requirements, banks in Cincinnati are partnering with schools and nonprofits to push financial education further than ever for students as early as preschool and through to 12th grade.

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How technology, health care and community partnerships are transforming local education

As the evolution of culture and society influence learning, the way forward for Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky public schools is through creative thinking about where to form partnerships and how to steer trends.

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Demand Better: Building healthy, vibrant neighborhoods

As we continue to reprise our four-part Demand Better series, we take a look at innovations and ideas that empower and support neighbors here and around the country—and offer some key demands for Cincinnati's future as election day approaches.

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Kenton Co. students immersed in innovation, tech

A new generation of digital natives is learning through innovation and high-tech training in Kenton County academy programs. 

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Seeing stars: Innovative collaboration brings top performers to school stages

Bringing local, national and international artists to work with students at Cincinnati's School for Creative and Performing Arts does more than whet their appetite for the arts. It builds disciplined, savvy learners with deep bonds rooted in Over-the-Rhine.
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