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.
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.
District documents range from 47 to 438 pages
The program is part of a statewide effort focused on early education.
With state money limited, local officials try new approaches.
The program focuses on developing students’ language abilities.
Coalition forms and avoids use of California's parent-trigger law.
Over the past decade, the free instructional website Khan Academy has transformed how tens of millions of students across the globe perceive and approach math. Now, it’s pursuing a bigger aim: transforming how students perceive themselves.