Why Community Schools Matter

All children deserve a safe place to live, support and opportunity to learn, and encouragement to lead ethically.

Research has shown that Community Schools is a local engagement strategy that creates and coordinates opportunities with its public school to accelerate student success. It serves as a vehicle for hyper-local decision-making that responds to the unique needs of each community.

By bringing together the relationships and assets of a neighborhood, Community Schools can efficiently and effectively utilize resources to advance the well-being of children and their families now and for future generations.

As the Coalition for Community Schools:

Insights from the Field