Why Community Schools Matter

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

The community schools strategy transforms a school into a place where educators, local community members, families, and students work together to strengthen conditions for student learning and healthy development. As partners, they organize in- and out-of-school resources, supports, and opportunities so that young people thrive.

As the Coalition for Community Schools:


Insights from the Field