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What do you want to know about chronic absence?

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Coordinator Spotlight - Alma Arango

By Anna LenihanAt Hawthorne Elementary School in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Community School Coordinator Alma Arango recognized a specific issue that needed to be addressed. Arango, along with her community school council, identified the challenge that chronic absenteeism was presenting and came up with an initiative to increase attendance.The first thing that Arango did…See More
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Jennifer Masutani posted a blog post

Coordinator Spotlight - Reyna Guzman

By Anna LenihanBefore taking on the role of Community School Coordinator, Reyna Guzman worked as an advocate for detained youth who had recently arrived to the country. She fought to ensure that the youth knew their rights and found them legal representation. However, she noticed that the youth she advocated for continued to struggle after being released, due to a lack of resources. This led her to Public Service Community School, a high school in South Los Angeles, where she has spent the last…See More
Aug 19
Diana Delbecchi commented on Jennifer Masutani's blog post Dismantling Rural School Stereotypes
"Great work, Deanna! I hope to learn from your example as I take on this new role in neighboring Wisconsin. All the best, Diana"
Jul 9
Janine Al-Aseer commented on Jennifer Masutani's blog post The Journalistic Superpower in Amplifying Voices
"Way to go, Chris!!"
Jun 18
Jennifer Masutani posted a blog post

The Journalistic Superpower in Amplifying Voices

By Alisha TorresFive years ago, Whitsitt Elementary School was categorized under priority status as one of the lowest performing schools in Tennessee. Fast forward to the present day, this school has experienced major growth under Principal Justin Uppinghouse’s leadership and turnaround team and ever since joining the Metro Nashville Public Schools District-led Community Achieves Initiative. Prevailing through all the community’s ups and downs lies Community Achieves Site Manager Chris…See More
Jun 17
Jennifer Masutani posted a blog post

Changing the Status Quo with Skateboards and Wellness

By Manasa ChilakalaSan Francisco has long been an epicenter of revolutionary movements from being a catalyst for LGBTQ+ rights to the groundbreaking technology of Silicon Valley. In this bustling city is Sunny Zhang, an innovative and progressive educator who has been the Beacon Director at Aptos Beacon Community School in San Francisco since the summer of 2018. Sunny is…See More
May 21
Jennifer Masutani posted a blog post

Dismantling Rural School Stereotypes

By Alisha TorresCommunity schools across the nation are well known and growing in urban areas. While some may think that community schools are unsustainable in rural communities, there’s one coordinator who says they’ve got it all wrong. With a total of 930 residents in her community, representing King Elementary School with King Pride from the Gateway to Chippewa Forest in Deer River, Minnesota, and recipient of the Coalition’s 2018 Educator Leadership Award, is Full-Service Community School…See More
Apr 20
Sophia Domeville liked Jennifer Masutani's blog post One Community School Coordinator, 35 Community Partners, and 1,000 people at the 1st ever “Ready 4 School” Event!
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Jennifer Masutani's Blog

Coordinator Spotlight - Alma Arango

Posted on September 16, 2019 at 1:37pm 0 Comments

By Anna Lenihan

At Hawthorne Elementary School in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Community School Coordinator Alma Arango recognized a specific issue that needed to be addressed. Arango, along with her community school council, identified the challenge that chronic absenteeism was presenting and came up with an initiative to increase…

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Coordinator Spotlight - Reyna Guzman

Posted on August 19, 2019 at 9:08am 0 Comments

By Anna Lenihan

Before taking on the role of Community School Coordinator, Reyna Guzman worked as an advocate for detained youth who had recently arrived to the country. She fought to ensure that the youth knew their rights and found them legal representation. However, she noticed that the youth she advocated for continued to struggle after being released, due to a lack of resources. This led her to Public Service Community School, a high school in South Los Angeles, where…

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The Journalistic Superpower in Amplifying Voices

Posted on June 17, 2019 at 8:30am 1 Comment

By Alisha Torres

Five years ago, Whitsitt Elementary School was categorized under priority status as one of the lowest performing schools in Tennessee. Fast forward to the present day, this school has experienced major growth under Principal Justin Uppinghouse’s leadership and turnaround team and ever since joining the Metro Nashville Public Schools District-led Community Achieves Initiative. Prevailing through all the community’s ups and downs lies Community…

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Changing the Status Quo with Skateboards and Wellness

Posted on May 21, 2019 at 7:49am 0 Comments



By Manasa Chilakala

San Francisco has long been an epicenter of revolutionary movements from being a catalyst for LGBTQ+ rights to the groundbreaking technology of Silicon Valley. In this bustling city is Sunny Zhang, an innovative and progressive educator who has been the Beacon Director at Aptos Beacon Community School in San Francisco since the…

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