Districts must empower teachers to lead the way for whole-child education

“Just when life in post-Covid schools looks the bleakest in California, with growing teacher shortages and political wars disrupting classrooms,... View Article

State Superintendent Thurmond Awards $750 Million in State Board-Approved Community Schools Implementation Grants

“The $4.1 billion California Community Schools Partnership Program (CCSPP) is the nation’s largest investment in the community schools model and... View Article

State Superintendent Thurmond to Release Another $45 Million in State Board-Approved Community Schools Planning Grants

“State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced that the California State Board of Education (SBE) today approved $45 million... View Article

California is transforming education through community schools

“The Governor and First Partner met with students participating in the school’s various community school programs made available after being... View Article

California Educators Talk Community Schools and Equity in Washington, D.C.

“CTA President E. Toby Boyd provided an overview of how CTA’s community schools work disrupts poverty and can address racial,... View Article

VIDEO: State superintendent visits first of 13 community schools planned for Anaheim Union

“The students currently attending Sycamore Junior High School in Anaheim recently became the first cohort of their district’s inaugural community... View Article

Will California’s $4.1-billion bet on ‘community schools’ transform K-12 education?

“Humanitas’ strength is rooted in its 11-year stature as a “community school” — a model that could take hold at... View Article

What Are ‘Community Schools’? And Why Is California Betting Big That They’ll Remake Public Education?

“It’s easy to walk around UCLA Community School and lose yourself in the question: why don’t all schools look like... View Article

A Case for Coherence: Fulfilling California’s Community Schools Promise

“With students, families, and the education systems that serve them still reeling from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, community... View Article

A Powerful Moment for Community Schools

“From the moment we walked into the Los Angeles Convention Center for the Community Schools X Family Engagement 2022 Conference,... View Article