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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 ...

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 ...

#GiveTLH 2019: Sabal Palm Community School Offers Wrap-around Services

#GiveTLH 2019: Sabal Palm Community School Offers Wrap-around Services

They say it takes a village to raise a child, and in Tallahassee one of those villages has rallied around ...

Duke–NCCU Group Visits Orlando to Learn About Community Partnership Schools

Duke–NCCU Group Visits Orlando to Learn About Community Partnership Schools

“History in the making,” wrote Duke University student Songia Wynn as she reflected on her recent visit to two Community ...

The First ‘Community School’ Is Coming to Manatee County. Here’s What That Means

The First ‘Community School’ Is Coming to Manatee County. Here’s What That Means

With laptops, worksheets and glue sticks in hand, the students at Manatee Elementary School worked toward a well-deserved lunch of ...

10 New Community Partnership Schools Soon to Launch in Florida

10 New Community Partnership Schools Soon to Launch in Florida

Ten schools located in seven school districts across the state will receive state grant funds to become a Community Partnership ...

Dodgertown Elementary Awarded $80,000 Grant That Aims to Bolster Community Partnership

Dodgertown Elementary Awarded $80,000 Grant That Aims to Bolster Community Partnership

The school is one of 10 in Florida slated to receive an $80,000 grant that will offer support in areas ...

Sabal Palm Becomes a Community Partnership School

Sabal Palm Becomes a Community Partnership School

In June 2015, then-Tallahassee City Commissioner Gil Ziffer visited the first community partnership school in Florida: Evans High in Orlando\'s ...

Hale Joins Center, Brings Wealth of Experience

Hale Joins Center, Brings Wealth of Experience

Hale comes to UCF from Florida International University in Miami, where he served for more than five years as director ...

Big Boost for Community Partnership Schools and the Impact

Big Boost for Community Partnership Schools and the Impact

Gov. Ron DeSantis recently endorsed the Community Partnership Schools model by signing into law a bill that allocates $7.1 million ...

States Lead the Way on Community School Innovation

States Lead the Way on Community School Innovation

Policymakers and leaders at multiple levels have been paying increased attention to community schools—schools that engage families and community organizations ...

As First Day Nears, Hillsborough Highlights Mort Elementary’s New Role As a ‘Community School’

As First Day Nears, Hillsborough Highlights Mort Elementary’s New Role As a ‘Community School’

Kollin Spain, 14, wants to be a U.S. Navy Seal. Paola Rioja, 17, is on her way to becoming a ...

On the Air

Gradebook Podcast (November 7, 2019)
09:12 "... public school programs like the Community Partnership Schools ... do tremendously well ..."
— Rep. Chris Latvala, chairman of the Florida House PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee (2019 Session)

Community Partnership Schools Get Funding to Expand (August 13, 2019)

Peace and Justice Report: Community Partnership Schools (July 31, 2019)