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NEW: The Six Pillars of Community Schools Toolkit


The Six Pillars of Community Schools Toolkit is an NEA resource guide for educators, families, and communities. Download your Toolkit here ( PDF, 3.16 MB, 108 pgs.).

 


Community Schools: As Unique as the Children They Serve



What is a Community School?


A Community School is at the center of the community – open all day, every day, to everyone – that brings together academics, health and social services, youth and community development and community engagement under one roof, leading to improved learning, stronger families, and healthier communities.

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Can Community Schools Dampen the School Takeover Fever?

Collaborative, grassroots efforts help turn around struggling schools..

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Snake Oil (and vouchers) Don't Work. Community Schools Do!

Why everything about "school choice" leaves students out in the cold.

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MN educators advance community schools

Community schools  draw the attention many educators say they deserve.

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Community Schools: A Strategy for Transforming Struggling Schools

The NEA Teacher Quality Department invites you to watch our six-part webinar series that explores the Community School Strategy for transforming struggling schools.


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