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Partnering So Students Learn and Thrive - The Coalition Releases New Messaging and Framework

The Coalition for Community Schools is happy to announce the release of our new brief, Community Schools: A Whole Child Framework for School Improvement and the release of our refreshed Community Schools Messaging. Read More >

Now is the Time to Continue to Invest in our Young People

The Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) expresses deep concern about the impact President Trump’s proposed FY 2018 budget would have on the young people, families and communities supported by IEL’s work. Read More >

Afterschool Programs Work

The evidence is clear: 21st Century Community Learning Centers across the country help our students reach their full potential and improves student achievement. Read More >

Breakdowns by State of the Funding Schools Receive for Medicaid

Breakdowns by state of the funding schools receive for Medicaid. Read More >

Progress of ESSA State Planning

During the Coalition’s recent Partners meeting on February 21 Chris Minnich, Executive Director of the Council of Chief State Council Officers (CCSSO), shed insight on key opportunities and challenges for states as they head into ESSA implementation. Read More >

Buffalo Schools Call on Residents & City to Support Community Schools

The Buffalo Public School District is launching a city-wide campaign for Stronger Community Schools. More than 100,000 flyers will be mailed to city residents outlining community school locations and ways citizens can participate. Read More >

Community Schools: A Whole-Child Framework for School Improvement

The community schools framework puts students at the center, listening to their concerns and aspirations, and responding to their life circumstances.In this brief we have organized the major components of a community school into a framework. Read More >

Red Bank High School Imagines Future of Community School Program

After just three short months in operation, a unique Hamilton County community school program at Red Bank High School has a promising future. Read More >

Kenney wowed by South Philly High's New 'community school' reality

This is the way public schools should be,” said proud Mayor Jim Kenney, after touring South Philadelphia High School, one of the nine new designated community schools being funded by the soda tax. Read More >

Paterson School Partnerships Help Provide Counseling Services to 35 Syrian Refugees

Paterson School District is providing individual and group counseling services to almost three dozen Syrian refugee students; thanks to the utilization of partnerships with service providers that work in the districts full-service community schools and 21st community learning centers. Read More >

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