The past few months have made it clear that meeting our students’ needs inside the classroom is tied to meeting their needs outside the classroom.
What do “positive outlier” districts have in common? They support well-qualified, experienced educators and focus on equity.
The problems students experience in and outside of school are intertwined. The community schools model aims to tackle these challenges together.
Using public school locations as hubs, community schools bring together many partners to offer a range of support and opportunities to students and families.
At Marietta High School, a network of teachers, counselors, and community partners have cultivated a culture of hope and achievement.
For many students living in poverty, the community school model provides a network of support that makes life – and learning – a little easier.
When public schools become community hubs—offering services and programs beyond the school day, and creating strong learning cultures—student outcomes improve.