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The Coalition Releases New Standards, Framework, and Messaging for the Field

The Coalition released several new resources to advance the field. The 
Community Schools Standards, help schools more effectively develop and implement their plans, while the Whole-Child Framework Brief and refreshed community schools messaging help to drive student-centered learning. 

Community School Advocates Work to Ensure State Policy Wins in 2017 

As the community schools strategy continues to grow across the country, several states are working to make community schools an integral part of their communities. Many state legislatures are passing policies to strengthen their community school efforts. Read more

PolicyLink is Advancing Promise Neighborhoods Strategy 

Today we talk to Coalition partner, Promise Neighborhoods Institute at PolicyLink who recently announced their efforts to advance the Promise Neighborhoods strategy by hosting two Master classes.  Read more 

healthcultureTrauma Webinar Drives a Record Number of Registrants   


In late March, 400 people participated in the Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) webinar on Family & Community Engagement - Addressing Childhood Trauma, an issue increasingly affecting schools and communities across the nation. Visit our Culture of Health Series to read more

    betterNew Report on What Makes a City a Sanctuary

    Wondering what makes a city a sanctuary? A new report from Mijente provides practical steps any city can take to protect all residents from criminalization and deportation. Visit Equity Resources to download a copy of the report.

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          New Community School Site Standards 

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          Putting Students at the Center!
          New Community Schools Framework


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          What you Need to Know When
          Talking about Community Schools

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          Public Choice 

          America Needs Public School Choice, Not Private School Vouchers  

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          Is My School a Community School?
          A Checklist for Teachers and Staff

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          Aligning the Workforce to Create a
          Trauma-Informed System

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          Twitter Chat - Trauma Informed Care 

          Save the Date - April 19, 2017
           7:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST

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          Engaging Families: Transformational Moments, Sustainable Practices 

          June 22-24, 2017 in San Francisco, CA

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