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January 2018
Register Now May 2-4 Community Schools National Forum
Don't Miss Out! Register Today for the Community Schools National Forum |
Sponsorship and Exhibiting Opportunities Available 
Join more than 2,000 advocates and leaders in education at the Community Schools National Forum! Choose from more than 120 workshops. Learn how to become a sponsor or exhibitor. The Coalition for Community Schools, together with the Family League of Baltimore are working together to host this event! Get inspired and be prepared to hear the voices of our youth and families magnified throughout the conference.
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Coalition Top 10 Accomplishments in 2017
2017 marked an exciting year of new leadership, increased social media advocacy and media presence, new publications, state coalition growth, and affirming research. View our top 10
accomplishments by clicking on the learn more button.
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New Report Provides Research Based Evidence that Community Schools are an Effective School Improvement Strategy
The Learning Policy Institute and National Education Policy Center recently released, Community Schools as an Effective School Improvement Strategy: A Review of the Evidence. The report concludes that well-implemented community schools lead to improvement in student and school outcomes and contribute to meeting the educational needs of low-achieving students in high-poverty schools. 
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Community School Coordinators are the Glue to the Community Schools Strategy 
Community School Coordinators: Why We do What We do 
Community school coordinators are essential to the community schools strategy! A few week ago the Coalition team hosted a meeting at the United Way of the National Capital Area. At the end of the meeting we did on the spot interviews on why community school coordinators love the youth they serve.  View our three minute video!             
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What is Complex Trauma?
 The National Child Traumatic Stress Network released a publication focusing on complex trauma, which looks at youth who feel like no one is around to fix things, and no one is in their corner.
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Create a Fully Personalized Racial Equity Resource Guide 
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation created an interactive fully personalized racial equity resource guide; designed to help you create customized equity tool kits for your organization. 
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Opportunities and Resources
The Milwaukee Community Schools Partnership is Hiring a Community School Coordinator
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The Education Trust Releases NEW Report on Trends in State ESSA Plans

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Webinar: Involving Education with Attendance Improvement Strategies
January 23, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST
Hosted by: National Student 
Attendance Engagement Center

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NEW Report on How 
Money Matters for Schools 

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