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Community Schools: So Much to Be Thankful For

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During this season of gratitude, we asked colleagues, parents, students, and partners to share why they are grateful for community schools. Their reflections are uplifting. Here is what they had to say:

What's Informing Our Thinking

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Loving Learning: How Progressive Education Can Save America’s Schools by Tom Little and Katherine Ellison, published by W. W. Norton & Company, 2015

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Practicum 2015 School Study Visits 

Wales Update: Promising School-Community Partnerships

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The genesis of community engagement with schools in this part of Wales (Cardiff) started in New York City in December 2011. We linked with The Children’s Aid Society who gave us a strategic framework to adapt to our contexts. The support from the British Council helped us, a group of head teachers, formulate and create approaches to the issues we face in Wales and in our particular communities.

One Size Does Not Fit All – A Case for Differentiated Family Engagement

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Editor’s Note: For more than 15 years,  Children’s Aid  community schools have been successfully collaborating with EPIC (Every Person Influences Children) to advance our parent engagement strategy.

Father Engagement at Children’s Aid Community Schools: Two Decades of Solid Partnership

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As I am waiting to meet with the community school director at Salomé Ureña de Henriquez Campus (SU Campus), a Children’s Aid community school in Washington Heights, New York City, I am intrigued by an informal conversation, taking place in the Family Room, between the parent coordinator and an immigrant father from a non-English speaking country. In his native language, he was sharing his reflections of his initial experience with this community school.

What's Informing Our Thinking

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The Prize: Who's in Charge of America's Schools? by Dale Russakoff , published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015

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September 2015

Attendance Works Forges Links to Community Schools

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Schools and communities across the country are celebrating Attendance Awareness Month in September, using everything from public service announcements to data analysis to draw attention to the issue of chronic absenteeism.

Children’s Aid Society’s Community Schools Practicum: A Hallmark from 1997 to 2015

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Since 1997 The Children’s Aid Society Community Schools Practicum has convened action groups of education, nonprofit and civic leaders, policymakers, and funders from across the country and abroad to strategize about strengthening public education through sound and sustainable partnerships.

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