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Thank you for making Roman Holiday a success!

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Grazie Amici!

Last month, the Associates Council hosted our 18th annual fall fundraiser, “Roman Holiday.” The event was held at Bread & Tulips, a cozy and rustic-chic restaurant in New York’s Gramercy area and gathered 130 guests to raise funds and awareness for The Children’s Aid Society’s (CAS) foster care program.

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November 3
Port Richmond High School, New York Center for Interpersonal Development, and YMCA of Staten Island

What's Informing Our Thinking

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The Tangible Benefits of School-Based Dental Care

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Poor oral health can lead not only to attendance and academic problems but also to other serious health issues. “Dental care in school-based settings brings tangible benefits because it is often the only access to preventive dentistry services a child from a low-income family may have,” said Adria Cruz, director of school-based health centers (SBHC) for The Children’s Aid Society .

Chicago Community Schools: Guided by Continuous Improvement

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The National Center for Community Schools has enjoyed a very productive relationship with the Chicago Community Schools Initiative (CSI) since its inception by providing initial and ongoing technical assistance as well as learning from their considerable successes over the years. We have also partnered with the University of Chicago’s preparation program for community school coordinators that is described below.

November is Adoption Awareness Month

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Community Schools Fundamentals 2014: Propelling the Work Forward

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From October 15 to the 17, The Children’s Aid Society National Center for Community Schools (NCCS) capped its 20th anniversary with a terrifically successful Community Schools Fundamentals 2014 Conference. Held at NCCS headquarters in New York City, the conference drew 254 participants representing 51 school districts, from 18 states across the United States and South Africa, who gathered to share ideas and learn about the key issues for today’s community schools. 

What's Informing Our Thinking

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This month we recommend “American School Reform: What Works, What Fails, and Why.”  By Joseph P. McDonald and the Cities Research Group. Published by The University of Chicago Press, 2014

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October 15
Fundamentals of Community Schools Study Visits  

We are delighted that, although study visits to our community schools were optional, around 200 colleagues from across the country decided to join. It was an amazing turnout: 18 states, 51 cities, and one international visitor—a colleague from South Africa. 

A Call to Action to Transform Detroit’s Public Education

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The city of Detroit, Michigan, has been going through tremendous change and upheaval over the past decade. Despite their struggles, the community remains steadfast in its quest for a quality public educational system for all children and their families. As Detroit rises from the shadow of bankruptcy, community schools have become a critical tool in helping communities across the city grow closer and stronger.  

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