Gov. Ron DeSantis recently endorsed the Community Partnership Schools model by signing into law a bill that allocates $7.1 million and additional resources to grow the ammount of Commmunity Partnership Schools in the state from 15 to 27 in the next year.
Policymakers and leaders at multiple levels have been paying increased attention to community schools—schools that engage families and community organizations to provide well-rounded support to students.
Alicha Fox once stood at the beginning of the line at the Kitchen Shelves Food Bank at Wilkinson Junior High.
A program that found its legs in an Orange County high school is now getting a big nod of confidence from the state.
The Leon County School Board approved a Memorandum of Understanding Tuesday making Sabal Palm Elementary a Community Partnership School with the Children’s Home Society of Florida, Florida A&M University and Florida State University College of Medicine.
DeSantis approves more than $120 million in infrastructure improvements, pay increases and agency funding
Born and raised in Pine Hills, one of Orlando’s most historically underserved communities, Timothy Only believes his life would have taken a very different turn had he not gone to Evans High School.
In Orlando’s Parramore community, day-to-day challenges can sometimes get in the way of children’s learning. Everyday Hero Nicole Lebron works to make sure students get the opportunities they need to learn and grow – after classes wrap up each day.
Last month, staff and community leaders from various after-school providers, nonprofits, the Alachua County Public Schools and other organizations traveled to Orlando to visit two successful community partnership schools.
Weis Elementary, A Community Partnership School has become the second school in Florida – and the first elementary school – to become a UCF-Certified Community Partnership School.