Long Title

Commitment, Passion, and Persistence: The Winning Formula in Upstate New York

Email Twitter Facebook Stumble Upon Digg | More |

Commitment, passion, and persistence can be found in Binghamton University and Broome County Promise Zone as we continue to build our a county-wide system of university-assisted community schools. Over the past three years, we have increased our reach from five districts serving eight buildings to seven districts serving 15 buildings. And even more important is the expansion of interest from area schools, local and state political leaders, local foundations, and community partners.

City Connects Does Its Job—Connecting Students to Needed Supports and Services

Email Twitter Facebook Stumble Upon Digg | More |

At C.S. 61, a Children’s Aid Society community school in the South Bronx, this is the third full year we are implementing City Connects.

Profiles of Altered Destinies: The Impact of Community Schools on the Lives of Children and Families

Email Twitter Facebook Stumble Upon Digg | More |

“In 1992, Children’s Aid embarked on a significant initiative, one that appeared to address complex social issues in a fresh, constructive way.

What's Informing Our Thinking

Email Twitter Facebook Stumble Upon Digg | More |

This month we recommend one of the first books to feature the Children’s Aid community schools as a strategy to help address inequalities: Altered Destinies: Making Life Better for School Children in Need, by the late Gene I.

Visitors Profiles

Email Twitter Facebook Stumble Upon Digg | More |

March 8
YMCA of Greater New York Community Schools Initiative  

Matthew Pielli, director of YMCA schools and community engagement, and seven of his new community schools directors participated in a study visit to the Whitney Young Campus in the Bronx, which houses three Children’s Aid community schools. The visit was part of a New York City Community Trust grant to NCCS to build the capacity of community schools that existed prior to the NYC Department of Education Community Schools initiative. 

Children’s Aid’s Celebrates 25 Years of Supporting 21st Century Public Education

Email Twitter Facebook Stumble Upon Digg | More |

March 2017 marks the 25th anniversary of the opening of the first Children’s Aid Society-New York City Department of Education community school—Intermediate School 218 (also known as the Salomé Ureña Campus). Today, Children’s Aid is the lead agency in 22 New York City community schools—elementary, middle, and high schools in four of our City’s most economically challenged neighborhoods.

Where Research Meets Reality: Building Capacity to Implement Community Schools

Email Twitter Facebook Stumble Upon Digg | More |

As Children’s Aid community schools in New York City celebrate their 25th anniversary this month, the National Center for Community schools (NCCS) wants to reflect on the strong bond with our local sites, which have hosted thousands of study visits since their inception in March 1992 and propelled our creation in 1994.This national-local relationship has been mutually beneficial, with NCCS being able to offer our national and international colleagues an opportunity to learn about community schools firsthand, and our local schools having the chance to share their knowledge,

What's Informing Our Thinking

Email Twitter Facebook Stumble Upon Digg | More |

Creating Engagement between Schools and Their Communities: Lessons from Educational Leaders, edited by Ted Purinton and Carlos Azcoitia, Lexington Books, 2016.

Visitors Profiles

Email Twitter Facebook Stumble Upon Digg | More |

February 1
Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation, South Korea

Global Communities of Practice: The Next Phase to New Institutional Designs

Email Twitter Facebook Stumble Upon Digg | More |

Community schools are often presented as an American institutional design, one that redefines what a school is and does in relation to what children need and what a 21st century education system must include. No more. An impressive international social movement toward community schools is underway, and it includes a noteworthy development. In contrast to the language of “start-up” of the late 1990s, today’s language signals systems-building.

Syndicate content