Legislation aims to help create more ‘community schools’

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“One example of a district that provides comprehensive services is in Cincinnati. Neil Stewart, a teacher from Cincinnati, said during the news conference that his district’s Community Learning Center has a health center on site, a vision center and a food pantry.

Stewart said his school learned about the program via the Community Learning Center Institute in Cincinnati.

For the past 10 years, the institute has helped schools across the country become community hubs, according to its website www.clcinstitute.org.”

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