It takes a village. Partnership. Collaboration. Networking. We all hear and use these terms regularly when talking about ways to improve education. With so many diverse organizations, agencies, and entities acting at the national, state, and local levels to better serve students and improve outcomes, it’s perhaps not surprising.
Family and Community Engagement
More than 200 small high schools serving predominantly low-income and minority students have opened in New York City since 2002. They replaced more than 23 large high schools identified as failing.
On December 16th, Education Week hosted a Webinar entitled “Beyond School: Earning Credit for Real-World Experiences.” This Webinar discusses an extended learning opportunity (ELO) initiative involving Providence, Rhode Island school district and its nonprofit partner Providence After School Alliance (PASA). In selected high schools throughout the district, students participate in community programs for digital badges and course credit.
This report examines communities that are working to create shared accountability systems, and highlights the work of the Strive Partnership of Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky.
Youth involved with the justice system face significant challenges.
This brief provides experimental findings and literature reviews that focus on the impact of parent and community involvement on creating a college- and career-ready culture for students. The brief reports study findings which indicate that parent and community involvement can have a positive impact on student success.The brief also includes strategies and resources for involving parents and community members as well as profiles of programs that have been successful in including parents and community members.
On May 29, the American Youth Policy Forum, the College and Career Readiness and Success Center, and the Institute for Education Leadership, hosted a webinar titled, “The Use of Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs) to Help Students to be College and Career Ready.” Presenters included Dr.