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Community Schools Provide a Blueprint for Local Learning

Community schools are public schools that partner with families, students, local stakeholders and community organizations to provide the support all students need to succeed. Read More >

Violence at Baltimore murder victim’s vigil shakes attendees OpEd by Julia Baez

Julia K. Baez latest OpEd on violence in Baltimore, MD and her reaction to the death of a student in Grads2Careers program. Read More >

Nampa School District plans to increase number of community schools

Each community school acts as a hub of support for students, families and others in the community. If someone is in need of food, clothing or connections to other resources, they can go to these schools to get help. Read More >

Community Schools Playbook Released Today

We are excited to share a new resource, the Community Schools Policy Playbook! Geared toward advocates and elected officials at the state and local levels. We encourage you to use the Playbook, send it to your networks, and share it with your elected officials to help them become community school champions. Read More >

Brown Introduces Legislation to Expand Community School Model As Ohio Schools, Students Struggle With Addiction Epidemic

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) hosted a news conference call as he introduced The Full-Service Community Schools in Distressed Communities Act to help Ohio school districts and students working to achieve academic success in light of Ohio’s addiction epidemic. Brown is introducing his legislation as he works to secure parts of it in a Senate opioid package currently being negotiated. Read More >

New book, Wildflowers: A School Superintendent's Challenge to America

Wildflowers: A School Superintendent’s Challenge to America, calls upon all of us – parents, educators, policymakers, and taxpayers – to rethink our assumptions about what matters most in our public schools. Read More >

Center for American Progress Releases new Report Building Community Schools

The community schools strategy rethinks public schools in order to provide children in low-income communities with a high-quality education. It centers public schools as hubs for communities and combines a rigorous, relevant educational program with extended learning opportunities, family and community engagement, and an infusion of social services. Read More >

Building Community Schools Systems

The community schools strategy rethinks public schools in order to provide children in low-income communities with a high-quality education. Read More >

The Netter Center for Community Partnerships helps high school students from West Philadelphia Develop their Strengths and Interests

The Netter Center for Community Partnerships helps high school students from West Philadelphia develop their strengths and interests through Leaders of Change, a University-Assisted Community Schools program. Read More >

José Muñoz Director of the Coalition for Community Schools and Community School Advocates Discuss the Strength of Community Schools

The Center for American Progress hosted an event discussing the challenges and benefits of implementing the community schools strategy. Read More >

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