Computers and Hot Spots: L2ED secured funding for K-2 computers and MCESC secured funding for hot spots and additional computers for DPS students from a variety of regional funders and the County CARES funding during 2020 as part of the effort to address the digital divide issue confronting Dayton students.
Funders: Regional philanthropic organizations; MC CARES
Pay-for-Success: L2ED secured funds to assist with the school transformation work occurring through the pay-for-success work at six DPS schools.
Funder: Blue Meridian Partners
Neighborhood Schools: L2ED secured funds to assist with connecting after school programming with school based instruction at the six identified Neighborhood Schools in Dayton.
FAFSA completion: L2ED worked with the six DPS high schools to increase FAFSA completion rates for DPS students. MCESC Counselor Academies provide resources and support to all DPS counselors.
Funder: Ohio Mayors Alliance and L2ED
Dunbar High School: L2ED worked with DPS to rethink the programming at Dunbar High School with a focus on turning the existing school into a fully functioning early college.
Teach for Montgomery County: L2ED is leading an effort to attract and retain more teachers of color for DPS and other school districts serving higher percentages of underrepresented students.
Funder: L2ED, MCESC District/County Funds
21st Century Grants: L2ED assisted with writing and submitting 21st Century grants for selected DPS schools.
Funder: L2ED and 21st Century
Equity Fellows and ELI: L2ED worked to train cohorts of DPS teachers and administrators in how to create more culturally responsive school and classroom environments.
Funder: StriveTogether/The Ballmer Group
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