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Coalition Welcomes Two New Partners: Progressive States Network and Center for Popular to Democracy

The Coalition for Community Schools is pleased to welcome Progressive State Network and Center for Popular Democracy into the growing network of national, state, and local partners. Read More >

Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation Wins the Data Quality Campaign’s District Data Leader Award

Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation, a district implementing community schools, recognized with the Data Quality Campaign’s District Data Leader award. Read More >

Community Schools National Forum Highlighted on Cincinnati TV News

Local media in Cincinnati, Ohio are excited about the upcoming 2014 Community Schools National Forum convened by Coalition for Community Schools this April 9-11. Read More >

Lehigh Valley United Way Accelerates Community Schools Expansion for Students in Need

The United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley is ramping up its community schools efforts in the region's neediest schools. Read More >

Lessons From High-Achieving Low-Income Schools

This story features Jose Navarro, the principal of the teacher-led community school, Social Justice Humanitas, in Los Angeles. Read More >

A ‘Wraparound’ System of Care for Schools

A ‘Wraparound’ System of Care for Schools by Jonathan Walters. Several school systems are implementing so-called wraparound programs in an effort to help troubled kids, families and communities. Read More >

SXSW Education Conference Community Schools Panel with Randi Weingarten

Excerpt from the SXSW Education Conference Community Schools Panel with Randi Weingarten, President of American Federation of Teachers. Read More >

Huffington Post: Opportunity for All Demands All of Us

President Obama's announcement of a signature initiative to help young men of color succeed will bring national focus to the many deep inequities they face systemically and on a daily basis. One of the strategies the President highlighted is the "Becoming A Man" (B.A.M.) initiative run by Youth Guidance in Chicago, a part of the Chicago Public Schools Community Schools Initiative and one of our partners in the Coalition for Community Schools. Read More >

Press Release: More Integrated Approaches to Students Success Seeing Results

A new report by ChildTrends concludes that there is growing evidence of effectiveness of integrated student supports (ISS), an important aspect of community schools. Read More >

IEL/Education Week Blog: Planning for Life After High School

Curtis Richards, director of the Center for Workforce Development at the Institute for Educational Leadership and V. Scott Solberg, associate dean for research at Boston University School of Education co-author an Education Week blog about the use of individualized learning plans (ILPs) to ensure all students are career-ready. Read More >

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