Student Reengagement: Philadelphia Supporting Student Reengagement Through Community Schools Model

Problem: Philadelphia students became disengaged from school in significant numbers over the course of the pandemic. Chronic absenteeism increased dramatically, and... View Article

James Logan School: A community school that makes a difference in students’ lives

“In 2016, the James Logan School at 1700 Lindley Ave., was a part of the first cohort of schools to... View Article

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Urges Local Leaders to “Have the Courage” to Raise Public Money for Kids

“Jim Kenney has served as mayor of Philadelphia since 2016. Throughout his tenure, he has been a dedicated advocate for... View Article

Mayor Kenney announces three new community schools paid for with soda-tax proceeds

“Three Philadelphia schools were named “community schools” by Mayor Jim Kenney on Tuesday, given extra resources and support paid for... View Article

How this school went from the brink of closure to a 95% graduation rate

“We have to get kids to love school. If we get them to love school, it fosters their commitment to... View Article

How Community Schools support student engagement and learning

“For Philadelphia’s Community Schools, focusing on attendance is nothing new. Consistent attendance lays the groundwork for a child’s education, so... View Article