What are Community Schools?

This new animated explainer from the Partnership for the Future of Learning is a tool for anyone advancing Community Schools. Community schools are public schools that partner with stakeholders to create the conditions students need to thrive.

In under three minutes, the video the video describes the four pillars of a Community School, the important role of Community School Coordinators, and strategies for funding Community Schools.

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Get Started with the Community Schools Playbook

Community Schools are a time-tested, evidence-based strategy for connecting students to the services and supports they need to thrive.

The Community Schools Playbook combines current academic research with the wisdom and experience of educators and communities to provide everything you need to begin or advance community schools:

  • Design principles
  • Implementation guidance
  • Messaging materials
  • Model legislation

Get the Community Schools Playbook at communityschools.futureforlearning.org

Resources:

Watch films about real Community Schools in Cincinnati

NEA Community Schools

Community Schools Playbook

Community Schools Strategy Webinar Series

 

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