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Washington Post Blog by Brock Cohen: Why Community Schools are part of the Answer

Brock Cohen, a schools transformation coach at Los Angeles Education Partnership, attended the Community Schools 2014 National Forum in Cincinnati, Ohio. These are his reflections. Read More >

Partnerships, Not Pushouts: A NEW Guide for School Board Members on Community Partnerships for Student Success

“Partnerships, Not Pushouts: A Guide for School Board Members on Community Partnerships for Student Success,” details how school board members can lead the way in securing a high quality education for each and every child in their district. This guide will be launched this week. Read More >

Opportunity to Learn Campaign Video: A Special Message to Grown Ups. Love, Kids (By Kid President)

Who will cure cancer? Who will solve the energy crisis or lead our country in the Oval Office? Every kid should have the chance! Early education, healthy foods and challenging, fun classes are just a few of the ingredients we need so all kids have an opportunity to learn and succeed. Join the Opportunity to Learn Campaign and help ensure every kid has the same chance. Read More >

CAS’ Quinn Honored by National Community Schools Coalition (NY Nonprofit Press)

The New York Nonprofit Press highlighted Children Aid Society's Jane Quinn for receiving the Joy Dryfoos Lifetime Achievement Award from the Coalition. Read More >

Highlights: Community Schools 2014 National Forum

A glimpse into our week in Cincinnati, Ohio at the Community Schools National Forum, including local media and pictures, and more! Read More >

Op-Ed by Martin Blank: Cincinnati’s a Model for Community Learning Movement

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News by WLWT Channel 5: Educators Learn from Cincy's Community School Model

WLWT Channel 5 covers the Community Schools National Forum: Top educators from around the world came to Cincinnati to learn from the Tri-State's community school education model. They sat through hands on demonstrations and seminars to learn how to replicate the successful learning method. Read More >

Video: Cleveland Transformation Plan

Wraparound Schools Part One: In part one of a two-part series, panelists including Martin Blank, P.G. Sittenfeld, Eric Gordon, Bill Kitson, and Piet van Lier as the moderator discuss the Cleveland Transformation Plan as it is implemented and what wraparound schools mean for education. Read More >

Linda Juszczak: In Memoriam

Linda Juszczak, an advocate for community schools and a long-time member of the Coalition Steering Committee, passed away on March 27, 2014. May her memory be a blessing to her friends, family and everyone who cares about children's health and well-being. Read More >

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 >

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