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June 22, 2015

Better Access Crucial to Success of Summer and After-School Programs

Schools and communities need to do a better job of expanding access to after-school and summer learning programs, according to a panel of experts.

June 09, 2015

Poll: Majority of Teachers Say Poverty Is a Barrier to Learning in Their Schools

The poll, administered by Communities in Schools and Public Opinion Strategies, also identified student apathy, disruptive student behavior, and a lack of parental involvement as problematic.

May 29, 2015

Baltimore Sweeps Awards for Top Community Schools

Baltimore City Public Schools received the most honors in the country from the Coalition for Community Schools for developing school and community partnerships that have improved student achievement as well as the health and well-being of students and their families.

May 21, 2015

Priorities for a Progressive Education Agenda

Today Deborah Meier and Joe Nathan describe what their priorities for a progressive education agenda.

May 12, 2015

Bring Schools Back to the Community

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

Leaders Tell of Supporting Families, Engaging Students, Inspiring Black Boys

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

Practicing Democracy in Schools: The Essential Goal

For all our preaching about democracy, we are strangely reluctant to practice it in schools, says Deborah Meier.

February 24, 2015

Sharing Facilities Can Help Students and Schools

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

Community Schools Advocates Push for 'Whole Child' Focus in ESEA Update

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

Poverty Has Spread to the Suburbs (And to Suburban Schools)

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.

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