School districts are increasingly working with private nonprofits, businesses and other government agencies to provide students with services. Educators have come to use the catch-all phrase “community partnerships” to describe these new relationships, which can include services from student health care to after-school tutoring to athletic teams.
Learning Policy Institute research shows student achievement improves at schools that offer on-campus social services.
Flexible classroom spaces can improve student learning and collaboration, educators say.
Superintendent emphasizes the importance of health.
At least 23 community colleges are offering "College Promise" initiatives.
The new chancellor will be the first Latino to lead the statewide system.
Oakland is one of seven Next Generation Learning Challenge network regions.
Social Justice Humanitas Academy in San Fernando Valley is considered a model community school.
Officials cite "the critical link" between health and education.
California likely to see a slight increase in federal funds.
The district is part of a growing national movement that is "catching on" in California.