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Education Week: New IEL Leaders Johan Uvin and José Muñoz Pledge to Speak Up for the Disadvantaged

The Institute for Educational Leadership, the 53-year-old Washington-based organization that runs leadership-training programs, a community schools initiative, and other workforce development initiatives, has new leadership. Read More >

Elementary School Teachers and Students Can Benefit Greatly from the Teacher Advisor Tool

I remember my early days of teaching. I was committed to making sure all of my students would learn all the things required within the school program. I stayed up late every night trying to find ways to engage all of my students. Read More >

IEL Announces Karen Mapp as the New Board Chair and Welcomes Ana Tilton to the Board

The Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) is pleased to announce appointment of its new Board Chair, Dr. Karen Mapp, Senior Lecturer on Education and Faculty Director, Education Policy and Management at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, as well as the appointment of a new Board Director, Dr. Ana Tilton, Executive Director of Grantmakers for Education. Read More >

10 Communities Will Receive Up to $150,000 Each to Develop Plan to Improve Outcomes for Kids

The Coalition for Community Schools, Communities in Schools and Strive Together are launching the Students at the Center Challenge with the support from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and the Ford Foundation. Read More >

Ypsilanti Community Schools hosts "Girl Magic" event to empower middle-school girls

Ypsilanti Community Schools (YCS) hosted a daylong self-empowerment event this week to teach middle-school girls about inner and outer beauty, wellness, girl power, and more. Read More >

The RAND report highlights initial results of NYC community schools initiative

A new. RAND Corporation report shows most of the New York City Department of Education’s community schools have lengthened the school day to offer students additional learning opportunities and have increased efforts to reduce chronic absenteeism Read More >

Contact your Members of Congress to Protect Programs that Support Community Schools for FY 2018

By December 8, Congress will need to pass a final budget for FY 2018 until then we are operating under a Continuing Resolution which keeps programs level-funded until a final budget is passed. Read More >

Local Erie, PA Schools Receive $3.85M to Bolster Counseling Services

Last fall, Lilly announced plans to set aside $22 million for implementation grants for Hoosier schools seeking ways to improve their counseling programs, beginning with a planning grant. Leaders of several local schools applied and received planning grants. Read More >

Community School Model Takes Hold in Erie, PA

The community schools director at East, already is off to a head start. Since the Erie School District’s first day of classes on Aug. 28, she has helped bring, to East, a girls singing program, a girls empowerment program and a physical education session for all students. Read More >

Community Learning Centers Continue to Grow as New Director Comes on Board

Today, 19 elementary schools, six middle schools and one high school have Community Learning Centers that offer a variety of after-school programming and connections with community resources. Read More >

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