Chapter 10

Implementation Resources


 

Chapter 2

Policies that Advance Community Schools

Building Community Schools: A Guide for Action, National Center for Community Schools
Community School Standards, Coalition for Community Schools
Community Schools as an Effective School Improvement Strategy: A Review of the Evidence, Learning Policy Institute
Community Schools: A Whole-Child Framework for School Improvement, Coalition for Community Schools
Community Schools: Problem Solving Machines, Roosevelt Middle School Case Study, Center for Popular Democracy
Community Schools: Resources, American Federation of Teachers
Community Schools: Transforming Struggling Schools into Thriving Schools, Center for Popular Democracy
ESSA Resources, Coalition for Community Schools
Leading with Purpose and Passion: A Guide for Community School Directors, National Center for Community Schools
Partnerships, Not Pushouts—A Guide for School Board Members: Community Partnerships for Student Success
Scaling Up School and Community Partnerships, Coalition for Community Schools
The Six Pillars of Community Schools Toolkit, National Education Association
Transforming Schools Revitalizing Neighborhoods: A Guide for Resource Coordinators, Cincinnati Public Schools Community Learning Centers
What the Four Pillars of Community Schools Look Like in Action (Infographic), Learning Policy Institute

Chapter 3

First Pillar: Integrated Student Supports

Building Community Schools: A Guide for Action, National Center for Community Schools
Community School Standards, Coalition for Community Schools
Community Schools as an Effective School Improvement Strategy: A Review of the Evidence, Learning Policy Institute
Leading with Purpose and Passion: A Guide for Community School Directors, National Center for Community Schools
Making the Grade: A Progress Report and Next Steps for Integrated Student Supports, Child Trends
National Evaluation: Five-Year Summary Report, Communities in Schools
Policy Brief: Principles of Effective Practice for Integrated Student Support, City Connects, City Connects
Wraparound Replication Cookbook, School and Main Institute

Chapter 4

Second Pillar: Expanded and Enriched Learning Time and Opportunities

Continuous Quality Improvement in Afterschool Settings: Impact Findings from the Youth Program Quality Intervention Study (Executive Summary), David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality
Expanded Learning Time: Expectations for Implementation, Mass 2020 and Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Financing Expanded Learning Time in Schools: A Look at Five District Expanded-Time Schools, National Center on Time & Learning and The Wallace Foundation
Governance Structures for City Afterschool Systems: Three Models, The Wallace Foundation
Growing Together, Learning Together: What Cities Have Discovered About Building Afterschool Systems, The Wallace Foundation
Quality Standards for Expanded Learning, California Department of Education, Afterschool Division, and the California Afterschool Network
Time Well Spent, Partnership for Children and Youth

Chapter 5

Third Pillar: Active Family and Community Engagement

A Dual Capacity-Building Framework for Family-School Partnerships, Partners in Education
Best Practices in Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) Implementation: Developing a Culture of Authentic Parent Engagement and Shared Decision Making, Californians for Justice
Community Schools: Transforming Struggling Schools into Thriving Schools, Center for Popular Democracy
Early Childhood Community School Linkages: Advancing a Theory of Change, John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities and Institute for Educational Leadership
Effective Family and Community Engagement Strategies, Hanover Research for LEAD Connecticut
Engaging Families and Community Partners for Equity and Excellence: 2015–2020 Action Plan, Hartford Public Schools
Family Engagement Toolkit, Oakland Unified School District
Handbook on Family and Community Engagement, School Community Network
Keeping Students at the Heart of LCFF: Student Engagement in Year One of LCFF, Californians for Justice
Patterns of Practice: Case Studies of Early Childhood Education & Family Engagement in Community Schools, Institute for Educational Leadership
The Head Start Parent, Family, and Community Engagement (PFCE) Framework; Promoting Family Engagement and School Readiness from Prenatal to Age 8, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Head Start
Tools and Resources for Schools, Albuquerque Public Schools
Transforming Schools Revitalizing Neighborhoods: A Guide for Resource Coordinators, Cincinnati Public Schools Community Learning Centers

Chapter 6

Fourth Pillar: Collaborative Leadership and Practices

Building a Leadership Team, Coalition for Community Schools
Community School Standards, Coalition for Community Schools
Family Leadership, Governance and Site Planning Toolkit, San Francisco Unified School District
National Standards for Family School Partnerships, National PTA
Partnership Effectiveness Continuum: A research-based tool for developing, assessing, and improving partnerships, Education Development Center
Principles of Effective Partnerships, Center for Community Schools
Scaling Up School and Community Partnerships: The Community Schools Strategy, Coalition for Community Schools
School Leadership Teams Overview, New York City Department of Education
Shared Use for Schools (Multiple Resources), Safe Routes to School National Partnership