Here’s what’s on this year’s top 10 list for leisure time reading on the screened porch. Many of the books made the list as recommendations from the 2018 Equity Summit.
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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.
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.
NEOMED Department of Psychiatry receives $7.5 million grant
"I am grateful for the impact this partnership is having locally and across the state," said Rick Kellar, president of Peg's Foundation.
2017 NAEP Mathematics and Reading Assessments
Key findings from the Nation’s Report Card, including Ohio results are here.
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.”
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.
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Three Westlake teachers picked as Fund for Teachers fellows
Since 2001, Martha Holden Jennings Foundation’s Fund for Teachers has invested nearly $30 million in nearly 8,000 teachers.
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.