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Cleveland's Path to Say Yes launches website

The partners working to make Cleveland a chapter of Say Yes to Education have launched a website that provides more information on the program and their efforts.

Say Yes to Education works with communities to align academic and social services that help students stay on track to graduating from high school and prepare them for postsecondary studies. Chapters also provide scholarships that help students fill gaps in financing tuition.

If approved, Cleveland would join chapters in Syracuse and Buffalo, N.Y., and Guilford County, N.C. Say Yes is expected to make a decision next year.

Partners in what is being called Cleveland’s Path to Say Yes include the City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, CMSD, the Cleveland Foundation, College Now Greater Cleveland and the United Way of Greater Cleveland. 
The partners also have formed a planning committee that will monitor and oversee Cleveland's progress toward becoming a Say Yes to Education chapter. The committee consists of more than 30 members, including CMSD parents, educators, a recent District graduate, public-sector and corporate leaders, and representatives of religious, philanthropic and other nonprofit organizations.

To learn more about Cleveland’s Path to Say Yes, go to

Updates on Cleveland’s Path to Say Yes will also be shared on Facebook and on Twitter @CLEPath2SayYes.