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Newsletter 5.3

Community Schools Online

Full Service Community Schools Grant Announcement
February 15, 2008 Vol. V, No. 3

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Policy Update
Full Service Community Schools Grant Announcement 

Coalition Update: Report to the Field

Join us for the Coalition's National Forum 2008

Policy Update

Full Service Community Schools Grant Announcement 

The Department of Education has issued the grant announcement for the Full Service Community Schools program.  Grant applications are due April 15, 2008.  A total of $4.9 Million is available for awards ranging from $75,000-$500,000. The estimated average size of awards is $415,000, and the maximum award is $500,000 per year. 

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Coalition Update: Report to the Field

Community Schools for All:  The National Forum of the Coalition for Community Schools

We welcome Pedro Noguera, an expert in diversity and education, Vicki Phillips, Gates Foundation Director of Education and Susan Castillo, Oregon Superintendent of Public Instruction as keynotes for the Coalition’s 10th anniversary forum.  An international community schools plenary, a superintendents roundtable, site visits, and more than 80 workshops highlight the event. April 30-May 2, Portland Oregon.  More information at:  See Promo Video at:

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