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Education Week Runs Front Page Feature on Community Schools

03/14/12

The community schools movement is growing – and it continues to capture national attention. This time it’s the front page of Education Week. Reporter Christina Samuels takes an in-depth look at community schools in Multnomah County, Ore. and its nearly two decades of success.

SUN (Schools Uniting Neighborhoods) Community Schools in and around Portland has been lauded by national education leaders and media as a shining example of how schools and communities working together can achieve sustaining positive outcomes for students even in the economic downturn. While it features SUN, this in-depth, three-page story also covers the growth of community schools in recent years in cities like New York and Chicago and its growing favor with federal education leaders, including Secretary Duncan and President Obama.

Read the Education Week story here (Registration required)

Education Week is hosting a webinar with SUN Community School officials on community schools


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