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Supporting Families with the Expansion of Community Schools

Bringing schools and communities together as partners to build a better future for students and families is common sense. Read More >

Nashville schools wins national recognition for community schools model Jason Gonzales

In total, Metro Nashville Public Schools received two awards from the Coalition for Community Schools, one for its model and an individual award for work done at Pearl-Cohn Entertainment Magnet High School, Read More >

Metro Schools’ Community Achieves initiative and Pearl-Cohn High School receive national awards

Metro Schools’ Community Achieves initiative is receiving the Community Schools 2017 Award for Excellence, which goes to initiatives with joint efforts between schools and community stakeholders that have organized multiple community school sites with a strong commitment to scaling up across the community or school systems. Read More >

In Focus NYC: How Community Schools Help Students from Low-Income Families

Two former educators explain why the community schools model is so important to ensure students from low-income families can still thrive. Read More >

Six Awardees are Putting the Community Back into the Fabric of Schools

Congratulations to our six awardees for putting the community back into the fabric of schools. Read More >

Health Navigator NY - How can Community Schools Create Better Access to Healthcare

Reuben Jacobson, the Deputy Director of the Coalition for Community Schools and Christopher Caruso, Executive Director of Community Schools at the New York City Department of Education on how community schools create better access to health care. Read More >

Decent 2017 Budget for Community Schools: More Challenges Ahead

Your advocacy helped get a decent budget for the present fiscal year ending in September 2017. Expected to pass this Friday, May 5, the budget includes important wins for programs that support community schools. Read More >

Coalition for Community Schools: March Advocacy Month Recap

The Coalition for Community Schools challenged community schools stakeholders to engage in various advocacy actions through its March advocacy month campaign. Read More >

Flint Schools Superintendent: With Community Schools Strategy the District can Return to its Greatness

Flint Community School District is using the community schools strategy to meet the needs of the kids. Read More >

Schools and the Democratic Renaissance

We can see the stirrings of a community-grounded school movement in networks like the Coalition for Community Schools, which includes several hundred schools and 70 partnering colleges and universities, and the Communities in Schools effort, with more than 2500 schools. Read More >

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