“The community school strategy has four pillars: that family and community engagement, plus integrated student supports, extended learning time and opportunities, and collaborative leadership.
Sometimes this way of “doing business” seems slower than a handful of people making all the decisions. However, I can’t emphasize enough how important it is to have community buy-in.
The school belongs to the community, it belongs to the parents, teachers, and students, so it needs to represent their dreams and vision.”
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