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#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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