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Health Policy News - June 5, 2018

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06/05/2018

Health systems and community stakeholders around the country are choosing to form new collaborations to address the social factors that have created great health disparities between low-income and more-affluent neighborhoods.
 

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Education News Update - June 5, 2018

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06/05/2018

School Board Approves Report Card Absenteeism Indicator
The State Board of Education approved the measurement of absenteeism as an indicator on school report cards as proposed in the state’s ESSA plan.

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Ohio Philanthropy News - June 1, 2018

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06/01/2018

NEOMED Department of Psychiatry receives $7.5 million grant
crainscleveland.com
"I am grateful for the impact this partnership is having locally and across the state," said Rick Kellar, president of Peg's Foundation.

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Education News Update - May 15, 2018

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05/15/2018

P-12 Education

2017 NAEP Mathematics and Reading Assessments
Key findings from the Nation’s Report Card, including Ohio results are here.

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Health Policy News - May 8, 2018

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05/08/2018

Researchers from Wake Forest published a study in The Foundation Review last month on how health conversion foundations can better address the social determinants of health. Interact for Health, Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and the Saint Luke’s Foundation were interviewed for the study, titled “Becoming Strategic: Finding Leverage Over the Social and Economic Determinants of Health.”

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Equity Summit leader calls for “radical imagination"

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04/26/2018

Angela Glover Blackwell, who is stepping down from her leadership of PolicyLink (the organization she founded 20 years ago), exclaimed that it will take “radical imagination” to solve our most critical problems, during her opening keynote at the Equity Summit in Chicago this month. Deborah Aubert Thomas, Laura Smith and I were fortunate to be among 70 Ohioans attending the summit.

Ohio Philanthropy News - April 20, 2018

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04/20/2018

Three Westlake teachers picked as Fund for Teachers fellows
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Since 2001, Martha Holden Jennings Foundation’s Fund for Teachers has invested nearly $30 million in nearly 8,000 teachers.

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Health Policy News - April 2, 2018

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04/02/2018

A study published last month found that lead exposure may be responsible for up to 10 times more deaths in the U.S. than previously thought. The study, published in the journal The Lancet Public Health, concluded about 400,000 deaths per year can be attributed to lead, a much higher number than previously reported.

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