Today Deborah Meier and Joe Nathan describe what their priorities for a progressive education agenda.
All Blog Posts With community schools Tag or Category
May 21, 2015
May 12, 2015
To strengthen our democracy as well as our education system, the country needs more small, self-governing community-based schools, argues Deborah Meier.
March 17, 2015
In our special report, district-level leaders share their experiences engaging parents, meeting the needs of families, boosting student voice, and supporting student populations that are sometimes overlooked.
March 12, 2015
For all our preaching about democracy, we are strangely reluctant to practice it in schools, says Deborah Meier.
February 24, 2015
Two or more schools can share space in a building, or share space with other organizations. Or they can do both. Sharing space can be done badly. But skillful sharing has many benefits for students, families and educators.
January 26, 2015
The Coalition for Community Schools drew from recent Office of Civil Rights data to show how school climate and civil rights issues have suffered under the current law.
July 31, 2014
A new report by the Brookings Institution finds more poor people are living in the suburbs than in rural or urban areas, a shift that has taken place since 2000.
July 23, 2014
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
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
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.