Leadership matters. In order for our youth to succeed

The Brookings Institution

Community Schools: A Place-based Approach to Education and Neighborhood Change (Reuben Jacobson)

The institutions of a neighborhood are vital to its health and economic strength, and public schools are one of the most important shared institutions. They function not only as centers for providing education but also as hubs for communities to organize a range of supports and opportunities for children and their families.

Coalition for Community Schools

Community School Standards

These standards are designed to engage and support the community school’s movement as a standards-driven, evidence-based strategy to promote equity and educational excellence for each and every child, and an approach that strengthens families and community.