LOCAL NEWS

Since 1992, the Children’s Aid Society (CAS) has been working in deep partnership with the New York City Department of Education to create community schools, a life-changing strategy that organizes the resources of the school and the community around student...

NATIONAL NEWS

The National Center for Community Schools convened 200 national community school leaders in New York City during mid-October for our tenth biennial Practicum, organized around the theme “Community Schools in Action: Addressing the Opportunity Gap.”

Visitor Profile

In early October, John O’Dowd, Northern Ireland Education Minister, visited the Salomé Ureña de Henriquez Campus, a CAS full-service community school in Washington Heights, NY. He was accompanied by representatives from the New York and Washington D.C. Northern...

What's Informing Our Thinking

Be Core Ready: Powerful, Effective Steps to Implementing and Achieving the Common Core State Standards, by Pam Allyn, provides a dynamic road map for literacy education in the era of the Common Core Standards and provides practical strategies...