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The Heart of Wyoming Elementary

Wyoming Elementary takes full advantage of being a "community school." They have a strong focus on enhancing academics, youth development, family support, health and social services, and community development that will lead to improving student learning, stronger families and a healthy community. Read More >

Community Schools Expert to Give Presentation at NMSU

Pat-Williams-Boyd, an author and a specialist on education, will deliver a presentation titled, "Schools as a Community Hubs for Social Justice." She'll present research on the community schools models and will discuss its effectiveness in communities across the country. Read More >

Community schools and the "Elements of Success"

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Phi Delta Kappan: Community schools provide opportunities for all

Everyone benefits when a school assumes responsibility for coordinating services that address the many nonacademic needs of students and their families. Read More >

Troy voters approve $1.2 million school project

Residents of Troy City School District in New York approved a $1.2 million capital project to transform one of their elementary schools into a community school. The project will serve to provide emotional, social, and physical support for children and families in the neighborhood it serves. Read More >

Public school survey suggests Indegenous students face far more anxiety than peers

Survey results suggest Indigenous students face far more anxiety than peers. Staff responsible for teaching indigenous students are learning how to recognize the signs of anxiety, depression, and other mental challenges and seeking community resources that they can draw on to support their students. Read More >

Clarke Community School commits to trauma informed instruction

Clarke Community Schools took the initiative to participate in a program designed to help students and instructors called Trauma Informed Instruction. The program will dive deep into how trauma affects students and their ability to function the classroom. Read More >

Community Schools as an Effective School Improvement Strategy: A Review of the Evidence

Read the latest report by LPI and NEPC on why Community Schools are an Effective School Improvement Strategy. Read More >

Supporters say West Baltimore school is an important hub

The future of one Baltimore school is now in doubt.Teachers and families of Pinderhughes a community school, want the social services for students and families to continue. Read More >

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 >

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