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49th Annual PDK Poll Says Americans Want Students to Have Wraparound Services 
Key results from the 49th PDK Poll report support the Community Schools Whole-Child Framework. Results show Americans believe local public schools should be providing wraparound services, including mental health programs and after-school programs. Download Report
Video Courtesy of Metro Nashville Public Schools
Pearl-Cohn Entertainment Magnet High School, students and faculty dealt with the Charlottesville tragedy by creating a song, uniting students from different parts of Nashville community. Learn more
It Takes a Village to Raise a Child
Larry C. Simmons a Community Schools Coordinator at Elev8 Baltimore, a division of Humanim, works in five schools by partnering with families, and the community to make sure that students in grades 3rd - 8th are ready to succeed in High School and Life. Learn more
Wondering how you can show your appreciation to a Community School Coordinator at your school? 
Coordinators Appreciation Week, September 25-29 is a great way to encourage individuals, schools, and local community school initiatives to honor and thank their Community School Coordinators. Learn more
A District's Journey to Creating a Social-Emotional Roadmap 

Everett Public Schools, Washington, is taking a coordinated, district-wide approach to social-emotional learning (SEL). Some of the leaders helping to drive this effort will share how their supporting social-emotional development of elementary and middle school students in a September 26th webinar. Learn more

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Tools and Resources for Teaching About Race

The Coalition for Community Schools has compiled a variety of tools and resources focused on teaching tolerance after the Charlottesville tragedy.

Opportunities and Resources

New Brief: Strong Collaborative Relationships For Strong 
Community Schools

New Report: Aligning School and Community Resources to 
Reduce Chronic Absence 

Showcase the Benefits of 
Afterschool  Register for
Lights on Afterschool October 26

Community Schools National Forum Workshop Applications are Open! Submit Before October 20
 by 11:59 PM PST


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