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July 23, 2014

Bipartisan House Bill Would Boost Community Schools

House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, of Maryland, and Rep. Aaron Schock, R-Ill., introduced a bill Wednesday that would boost community schools that provide important wraparound services.

June 17, 2014

Expanding Community Schools Focus of New York City Initiative

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a $52 million effort to turn 40 struggling schools into community hubs that provide health and social services to students and their families.

June 17, 2014

N.Y.C. Mayor Announces $52 Million Effort to Launch Community Schools

Bringing health and social services directly to schools that serve struggling students is the focus of the new effort from Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration.

June 03, 2014

IEL President Reflects on Organization's Impact at 50 Years

Martin J. Blank, the president of IEL, reflects on the state of education leadership and the need for more cross-boundary collaboration to improve outcomes for children and youth.

April 22, 2014

School Board Members Should Encourage Community Partnerships, Guide Says

A new guide encourages personal plans that leverage community supports to meet the social, emotional, and academic needs of students.

April 22, 2014

Guide Promotes 'Personal Opportunity Plans' as Route to Educational Equity

A new guide encourages personal plans to leverage community supports to meet the social, emotional, and academic needs of students.

April 11, 2014

Wraparound Services Best When Coordinated by Schools, Researchers Say

A report by a UCLA research center criticizes models that rely on nonprofit organizations to partner with schools and community services such as health clinics in order to provide services to at-risk students.

May 04, 2012

New Guide Gives Roadmap to 'Scale Up' School, Community Partnerships

A new guide from the Coalition of Community Schools gives communities and educators the tools and resources to begin "scaling up" to create their own community schools.

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