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March for Children and Youth Playbook

An annual March for Children and Youth Month playbook to concentrate advocacy efforts amount national, state and local partners.

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ESEA Reauthorization a Game Changing Moment for Community Schools

Press release applauding the new Every Student Succeeds Act that replaces No Child Left Behind contains key provisions that advance the vision of community schools. The bill’s passage is a pivotal moment for the community schools movement. It empowers State and district leaders to rethink strategies to support all students to succeed and to see their communities as vital partners in that effort.

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New Federal Education Law Boosts Community Schools

December 10, 2015, press release applauding the new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) that President Obama signed into law today includes the Full Service Community Schools program, marking a big win for community school supporters.

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The Role of Community Schools in Place-Based Initiatives – Collaborating for Student Success

This paper demonstrates that Community schools offer a powerful vision and strategy for what schools should look like within broader place-based initiatives and how community schools can benefit from alignment with other efforts.

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The Growing Convergence of Community Schools and Expanded Learning Opportunities

This report captures the scope and nature of expanded learning opportunities in community school partnerships. The report includes a new ELO typology and state-of-the-art ELO practices that community schools are implementing.

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Community Schools: Promoting Student Success – A Rationale and Results Framework

Outlines a rationale for community schools as a primary vehicle for increasing student success and defines specific results that community schools seek both in terms of how they function and in relationship to the wellbeing of students, families, and communities.