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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

Donnie Hale, Ed.D., joined the UCF Center for Community Schools Sept. 6, 2019, as assistant director of the center and ...

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 ...

Wilkinson Food Bank Does More Than Fill Bellies

Wilkinson Food Bank Does More Than Fill Bellies

Alicha Fox once stood at the beginning of the line at the Kitchen Shelves Food Bank at Wilkinson Junior High. ...

UCF Doubling Program to Help At-risk Kids Succeed

UCF Doubling Program to Help At-risk Kids Succeed

A program that found its legs in an Orange County high school is now getting a big nod of confidence ...

Sabal Palm Elementary, Children’s Home Society Agreement to Impact Poorest 32304 Zip Code

Sabal Palm Elementary, Children’s Home Society Agreement to Impact Poorest 32304 Zip Code

The Leon County School Board approved a Memorandum of Understanding Tuesday making Sabal Palm Elementary a Community Partnership School with ...

Clay a Big Winner in Newly-signed State Budget

Clay a Big Winner in Newly-signed State Budget

DeSantis approves more than $120 million in infrastructure improvements, pay increases and agency funding ...

UCF to Help Grow Florida’s Community Partnership Schools

UCF to Help Grow Florida’s Community Partnership Schools

Born and raised in Pine Hills, one of Orlando’s most historically underserved communities, Timothy Only believes his life would have ...

Everyday Hero: She Creates After-School Activities for Students

Everyday Hero: She Creates After-School Activities for Students

In Orlando’s Parramore community, day-to-day challenges can sometimes get in the way of children’s learning. Everyday Hero Nicole Lebron works ...

Community Partnership Schools Create Opportunities for Success

Community Partnership Schools Create Opportunities for Success

Last month, staff and community leaders from various after-school providers, nonprofits, the Alachua County Public Schools and other organizations traveled ...

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