125 Search Results for "community schools"

Bridges Institute | Community Schools

IntroductionWhat Is a Community School? Community School ResourcesCommunity School Initiatives in TexasMain Page | Bridges Institute Introduction The Bridges Institute improves student achievement by making a difference in educators’ performance and professional growth, while also supporting community school models. Community schools provide intensive community engagement and wraparound social services to "turn around" struggling schools....

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Community Schools Summit coming to Austin next week

The Texas Community Schools Coalition, Austin Voices for Education and Youth, and Save Texas Schools (with support from Austin ISD and Texas AFT) will sponsor our third annual statewide Community Schools Summit on June 6-8 in Austin at Lanier High School. Whether you are new to community schools or already have an effort...

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Texas AFT Round-Up: News on Community schools and school employee pay

Inside Video highlights achievements of Houston community schools model Earning respect for support staff through pay increases Our Role = Power: The Texas AFT Support Professionals Conference 2018 We've lost count, but it adds up to tons of fun and learning with our First Book giveaways! Benefit spotlight: Floral arrangements...

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Partnering For Equity And Opportunity: Community Schools Conference

The Coalition for Community Schools and the Institute for Educational Leadership, together with the Family League of Baltimore will hold a Community Schools National Forum on May 2-4. The Forum is designed to bring together those who are partnering to implement community schools and those that have a vested stake...

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Community schools update

By Dena Donaldson Texas AFT Community Schools Coordinator Since 1990, the school transformation framework known as “community schools” has become a nationally recognized way of strengthening neighborhood schools. Today, over 5,000 schools nationwide identify themselves as community schools. Texas AFT currently has four locals actively pursuing community school initiatives in...

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Texas Community Schools Summit

Join teams from schools across Texas for a three-day summit that will provide tools for building thriving community school efforts! Whether you are new to the idea of community schools or already have an effort underway, you’ll find helpful information, ideas and networking. Sponsored by AVEY, TCSC, Austin ISD, Texas...

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