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Financing Community Schools

This report looks at how community schools finance their work. It describes the resources, partnerships, and activities community schools generate with the dollars they have; where monies come from; and the mechanisms community schools use to leverage additional funding and build their capacity to achieve agreed upon results. The report draws on survey results and case studies from a purposeful sample of experienced community schools—both individual sites as well as district-sponsored initiatives.

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Community School ROI

Return on Investment of a Community School Coordinator: A Case Study

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Community Schools: Supporting One Another As A Blueprint for the Future

This blueprint provides examples of how Community Schools effectively responded to the pandemic, highlighting “how” Community Schools operate through collaborative leadership, and offers recommendations for state and local educators, community leaders, and others on how to leverage Community Schools as a core strategy for communities to efficiently and effectively recover while transforming education and accelerating economic mobility.

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Six Strategies To Build Empowering Youth Engagement

This report has three objectives:​ 1) To create greater awareness of youth (ages 12-25) experiences throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.​ 2) To highlight clear recommendations and examples of how different communities have been able to address and meet the needs of youth​. 3) To provide a clear process to develop and implement empowering youth engagement strategies.

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CCS RPN Community Schools Research Agenda

In collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships, IEL s Coalition for Community Schools Research Practice Network hosted a three day virtual convening in July to develop a national Community Schools Research Agenda. The convening “Powerful Learning: How Community Schools Support Learning and Thriving Students, Families, and Communities” took place from Tuesday, July 21 to Thursday July 23 2020 The three day event brought together over 60 multi disciplinary researchers and practitioners who have contributed to the community schools knowledge base.

Martin J. Blank, Ira Harkavy , Jane Quinn, and Lisa R . Villarreal

PARTNER SHIPS FOR EQUITY AND EXCELLENCE: THE COMMUNITY SCHOOL STRATEGY

The American Rescue Plan Act offers school and community leaders an unprecedented opportunity to reinvigorate our public schools as engines of equity and democracy.

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Community Schools Illustrated Coronavirus Response

Community Schools: An Effective Strategy During the Coronavirus Crisis