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Independent Evaluations

Independent Evaluations EVALUATION UNDER WAY In 2020, the UCF Center for Community Schools put out a Request for Proposal for ...
Evans Graduate's Drive Earns Ride to Harvard

Evans Graduate’s Drive Earns Ride to Harvard

Nobody had to tell Evon Thompson to dream big. He was barely potty-trained when he first attended school and only ...
Opinion: Bringing Great Equity to Our Educational System in the Age of COVID-19

Opinion: Bringing Great Equity to Our Educational System in the Age of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on health inequities with disproportionate percentages of low-income Americans, particularly communities of color, ...
Healthcare Services Continue Growing for Polk's First Community Partnership School

Healthcare Services Continue Growing for Polk’s First Community Partnership School

Since opening last year, the community health center on the campus of Crystal Lake Elementary has served more than 1,300 ...

About UCF

About UCF The University of Central Florida, or UCF, is a state university with a main campus in Orlando, Florida, ...
Center Hosts Site Visit for Welsh Educators

Center Hosts Site Visit for Welsh Educators

The UCF Center for Community Schools recently hosted a group of Welsh educators interested in learning about community schools in ...
Gulfside Elementary Offers Health Care, Clothes, Dinners — and Hope for Other Pasco Schools

Gulfside Elementary Offers Health Care, Clothes, Dinners — and Hope for Other Pasco Schools

Margot Zukowski worked her way through the classroom-sized clothes closet and food pantry, offering color coordination tips to her fifth-grade ...
New Staff to Expand Center’s Capabilities

New Staff to Expand Center’s Capabilities

Students engage with multiple disciplines while learning math and improving the lives of others ...
Crystal Lake Elementary Making Strides as Polk’s First Community Partnership School

Crystal Lake Elementary Making Strides as Polk’s First Community Partnership School

It will soon be showtime at Crystal Lake Elementary. At their holiday party this week, students unwrapped a gift for ...
Orange Park High Will Adopt the Innovative Community Partnership Schools Model

Orange Park High Will Adopt the Innovative Community Partnership Schools Model

Orange Park High will adopt the innovative Community Partnership Schools model this year with partnerships among Children’s Home Society of ...
Sarasota County School District Pulls Application for Community Partnership School

Sarasota County School District Pulls Application for Community Partnership School

Days after community leaders learned that the Sarasota County School District was on track to receive approval for a state-funded ...

Community Schools Resources

Resources Research demonstrates that the various components of a community school, such as family engagement, expanded learning opportunities and integrated ...
Kyra Schafte: How College Park Can Become a True Community Partnership

Kyra Schafte: How College Park Can Become a True Community Partnership

Several months ago, the dialogue between a School Board member, a lead community organization and the school district spearheaded the ...
Sarasota May Follow Manatee With 'Community Partnership' School Model

Sarasota May Follow Manatee With ‘Community Partnership’ School Model

Community schools have demonstrated higher standardized reading and math scores, better attendance rates and greater parental involvement, according to recent ...
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