Food delivery. Free clothes. IT support. Community schools are stepping up in the pandemic.

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“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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