More than $3 million of grants by thirty-six community partnerships in Ohio’s Community Connectors school mentorship program.
“The response to the Community Connectors grant opportunity tells us that communities want to help students reach their educational and career goals. I’m excited that this community-based mentoring program is helping move education into a new era, where everyone in the community comes together for student success,” said Dr. Richard A. Ross, state superintendent of public instruction.
118 community partnerships have been awarded nearly $9.9 million for programs since July 2015. This will help Ohio students to develop different skills to which leads to success in their place.
Community Connectors program was proposed by Ohio Gov. John R. Kasich. He started this program to help students get access to role models who can motivate them.