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Canton College Preparatory School is Highest Performing Community School in Stark County 

Jun 20, 2014

Scholars at Canton College Preparatory School recently proved that they could significantly outperform their public and charter school peers on state standardized exams.

According to data from the Ohio Department of Education, Canton College Preparatory School (CAP) was the best performer among Canton and Stark County community schools on the third grade state reading assessment that determines whether third grade scholars are eligible to move to fourth grade under Ohio law. CAP scholars also scored higher on average than students at public school districts Canton and Canton Local.

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I CAN second graders engage in environmental stewardship at Edgewater Park 

Apr 07, 2014

  University of Cleveland Preparatory School's second and third grade female scholars were recently given the opportunity to engage in environmental stewardship and get hands-on experience in STEM careers related to the outdoors.

The experience was a part of the Wonders of Water (WOW) program sponsored by Girl Scouts of America and facilitated by student volunteers from Norte Dame college. The last day of the program took the girls to Edgewater Park, where they were able to apply the knowledge they had obtained about the importance of clean water while in the program.

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I CAN scholars featured on WVIZ Applause special 

Jan 29, 2014

Cameras followed fifth grade I CAN SCHOOLS scholars on their 10 week journey to learn ballroom dances like the rumba and foxtrot. The dancing skills, social maturity, and self-esteem our scholars gained by the end of the program serve as powerful proof that the arts have a vital place in education. Watch the video to see our scholars in action, starting at 11:35.

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I CAN SCHOOLS on JOY 1520 AM 

Oct 21, 2013
I CAN SCHOOLS recently had the opportunity to interview with CAP III at JOY 1520 AM in Canton. The roundtable interview features Kenan Bishop (Executive Director, Akron & Canton Preparatory Schools), Ashley Miles... Read More
 

Akron Preparatory School Shines in Akron Beacon Journal Article 

Sep 03, 2013
Though the campus has only been open for two weeks, Akron Preparatory School is already making waves in their community. As one of the only non-profit charter schools in Summit County, Akron Prep is a welcome addition... Read More
 

Akron Preparatory School Class Featured in Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute with LeBron James 

Aug 29, 2013

Claudia Grindraw's 5th grade class was featured in an Ohio.com video tribute honoring the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. The video, "MLK: In Our Own Voices," featured important representatives of the Akron community (LeBron James, Akron Mayor Plusquellic) reciting the last portion of the speech.

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I CAN SCHOOLS Co-Founders Featured on Access Cleveland 

Aug 14, 2013
On August 4, 2013, I CAN SCHOOLS co-founders Marshall Emerson III and Jason Stragand were featured on Access Cleveland. Interviewed by Mathew Myers, Marshall and Jason answered questions about why they founded I CAN... Read More
 

High-Performing Charter School Organization to Open New Campus in Canton 

Jul 23, 2013

Imagine a public school sending 100% of its students to a four-year college or university. Now, imagine those same students graduating and returning to work and serve in the community that raised them. What sort of impact would such a system have on the economy and culture of that city? With the opening of a new charter school this fall, Canton, Ohio is about to find out.

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The First 48 Comes to An End at CCP! 

Oct 10, 2012
October 11, 2012 marks the end of the 2012 First 48 at Cleveland College Preparatory School! We will end our First 48 with our October Community Celebration. Teachers will complete their final First 48 tasks by... Read More
 

Community Celebrations 2012-2013 

Sep 15, 2012
On Friday, August 31st, our ICAN Scholars celebrated their first 2012-2013 Community Celebration. Building leaders, teachers, staff, and family members recognize students and classes for achievements in academics and... Read More
 
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