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October 2017

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Bethlehem Area School District Community School Coordinators 
The first Community School Coordinators Appreciation Week on Sept. 25-29 brought together community schools and advocates across the country to honor and thank the Coordinators for all the hard work they do for students and families. #CoordinatorsRock  View Highlights
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National Forum Highlights
The Coalition for Community Schools invites YOU to submit a workshop application for the Community Schools National Forum in Baltimore on May 2-4,
2018. Share your expertise with practitioners, youth, families, and community members from across the country. Learn more
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The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, will end March 5. In response to this announcement, Johan Uvin, President of the Institute for Educational Leadership issued a
statement supporting the passage of the Dream Act.  Read Statement
Partner Spotlight
Afterschool Alliance Host Lights On Afterschool

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Today we talk to Coalition partner Afterschool Alliance whose Lights On Afterschool national celebration takes
place on October 26, 2017. Learn more 
Culture of Health
Key Messaging on How to Merge Health and

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The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Edge Research,
and GMMB conducted messaging research to
understand what it will take to merge health and 
education perspectives. View key findings from their research.

better together
Learn How to Address Race and Trauma in the Classroom

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The National Child Traumatic Stress Network recently released a resource guide entitled, "Addressing Race
and Trauma in the Classroom." This guide helps
educators address children and youth who experience traumatic events.  View guide

Opportunities and Resources
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New Report: How Community Schools Lay the Groundwork for Sanctuary Schools and Protect Immigrant Communities 

Dream Act Take Action Toolkit: Resources to Help Urge Lawmakers to Stand with Immigrants

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Deeper Learning Toolkits: Create Learning Conditions that Boost College & Career Readiness 

Learn More  
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New Guide on How the Every
Student Succeeds Act Creates Opportunities to Improve Health and Education at Low Performing Schools

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