Jennifer Masutani's Blog (11)

Coordinator Spotlight - Tanzye Hill

Congratulations! We’re excited that your school has been chosen for a 2017 Community School Award for Excellence. Tell us about your community school.

Pearl-Cohn is honored to be recognized by the Coalition for the 2017 Community School Award of Excellence. We proudly share this award…

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Added by Jennifer Masutani on June 15, 2017 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Coordinator Spotlight - Lauren Markham

1. Congratulations! We’re excited that your school has been chosen for a 2017 Community School Awards for Excellence. Tell us about your community school and how the community school strategy has impacted your students,…

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Added by Jennifer Masutani on May 12, 2017 at 3:44pm — No Comments

Coordinator Spotlight - Liz Capparelli Thacker

1. Tell us about your community school. How has the community school strategy impacted your students, families, and community?

Northwest is on year two of being a community school. Through our community school initiative, we have been able to keep our doors…

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Added by Jennifer Masutani on April 17, 2017 at 4:55pm — 1 Comment

Coordinator Spotlight - Cristina Patricio

1. Tell us about your community school. How has the community school strategy impacted your students, families, and community?

Our school is the first new high school to be built in East Los Angeles in the last 85 years. When our teachers submitted their educational proposal…

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Added by Jennifer Masutani on March 18, 2017 at 12:26pm — No Comments

Coordinator Spotlight - Larry Simmons

1. Tell us about your community school. How has the community school strategy impacted your students, families, and community?…

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Added by Jennifer Masutani on February 21, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

#BrightSpot - Changing Lives

Last summer, the story of a young man in Baltimore, Khalil Bridges, has been shared via the Washington Post, and other news outlets. Khalil Bridges attended a community school in Baltimore, where he found help and support that would uplift him as he moved forward into young adulthood. His story is one of…

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Added by Jennifer Masutani on January 24, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

Coordinator Spotlight - Dayna Krannawitter

1. Tell us about your community school. 

There is a great partnership at the Arnold Community Learning Center (CLC) between the school, Lincoln Housing Authority as the lead agency, and Lincoln Parks &…

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Added by Jennifer Masutani on January 17, 2017 at 6:00pm — No Comments

#BrightSpot - Homework Diners





Enka Middle School in Asheville, NC hosted their first Homework Diner, bringing together parents, students, volunteers, and school staff over a hot meal while working on homework. 

"This is the first time I have felt real hope for my child at school. I was able to meet with his teachers and it wasn't some huge deal. We just spoke and I feel like I was actually heard. THIS diner is a good thing." 

- Parent attending the first…

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Added by Jennifer Masutani on December 21, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments

Coordinator Spotlight - Kyle Garrett

1. Tell us about your community school. 

We are in the second year of implementing the community school strategy at Enka Middle School. We are part of the Asheville-Buncombe Middle Grades Network, a collective impact group that includes representatives from two school systems (Asheville City Schools and Buncombe County Schools), four area middle schools, community partners, local universities and others.

This year, we have been working on building on…

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Added by Jennifer Masutani on December 12, 2016 at 8:32pm — No Comments

#BrightSpot - An Alternative to Detention

Welcome to our new blog post series “Community Schools Bright Spot”…

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Added by Jennifer Masutani on November 29, 2016 at 7:47pm — No Comments

Coordinator Spotlight - Erin Velez

Coordinator Spotlight

Name: Erin Velez

School: Rosa Parks Elementary

Location: Tulsa, OK

Grades:…

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Added by Jennifer Masutani on November 14, 2016 at 6:32pm — 2 Comments

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