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La colaboración entre la comunidad, las organizaciones religiosas y los sistemas educativos promueve el apoyo general a estudiantes de todas las edades. Las asociaciones pueden ayudar a conectar a las familias con los apoyos y servicios que necesitan.
Best Beginnings provides early literacy resources to encourage parents and caregivers to read with their children to prepare them for Kindergarten.
The California Department of Education (CDE) describes the California Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and provides resources for teachers, administrators, students and parents, higher education, and community partners (see various tabs under the Resources subsection).
This campaign focuses on developing students' love of reading through reading events across the country.
This article provides strategies for schools and community-based organizations to collaborate that leads to student success.
This article from NEA Today describes the role that community schools can have in connecting student and their families to community resources.
This paper addresses how to develop the whole child in the context of a high-stakes testing policy and to identify strategies that would make it possible for policymakers and practitioners in education and related fields to pursue a more balanced approach to educating our children.
The Coalition for Community Schools website provides resources for families, students and school leaders.
The Community School Standards are designed to help improve the quality of community school implementation. The standards provide an in-depth description of community schools, including a self-assessment.
Business-school partnership success stories that share ideas to help schools build successful partnerships.
The purpose of this post is to help you get started with your community service program and provide simple strategies for how to empower your students to develop future-ready skills.
This policy brief explains the positive impact of parent, family and community engagement and involvement on student success in secondary schools
The Head Start Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC) provides a series of resources for business, government, community, and faith-based leaders to provide meaningful collaboration between early childhood staff, families, and community services.
This document provides a list of some local and national websites sponsored by libraries and links to research articles. The list also offers descriptions of collaborations between public libraries and early childhood education.
Reading Partners mobilizes communities to provide students with individualized reading support they need to read at grade level by fourth grade. They partner with under-resourced schools and provide volunteer reading partners to work one-on-one with students who struggle with reading.
This report describes and analyses a successful effort to create a school-community connector, a person whose job it is to find and build relationships with a wide range of neighborhood assets (residents, voluntary associations, local institutions, businesses) and then connect them to the neighborhood school.
This toolkit provides specific guidelines and strategies to empower faith-based and community leaders to help young African-American children and families thrive.
This resource details the importance of youth engagement and the positive effects associated with empowering youth to participate in the community.
This article provides a model of the different levels of community involvement and identifies research-based benefits of community engagement.
This article describes one Detroit school district's partnership with faith-based groups to support students.
This Edutopia.org article shares several steps to improve collaboration between schools and their community. As the old African proverb says, It takes a village to raise a child. One could imagine then that it would take a community to raise a school.
This article by Pricilla Little explores the role of community partnerships in expanding learning opportunities for students.
Habit for Humanity article details the positive effects of community service on college students.
This article reviews the importance of developing a link between schools and the community.