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Addressing education inequality with a next generation of community schools

During few times in our country's history has leadership in education been more critical. Far too many communities continue to...
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The Village Comes to School

They decided that failure was not an option. That's when a whole village of Angels surrounded an elementary school; the...
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Community Partnership Schools are the way through COVID-19 and into the future

When COVID-19 catapulted students into remote learning overnight, our kids lost more than an in-person learning experience...
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Program joins academics and mental health to help students

Orange Park High became the district’s third Community Partnership School, which unifies a focus on academics, counseling, mentoring, health and...
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Clean Clothes in New Facility for Students at Clay County school

Wilkinson Junior High school is preparing to launch a laundry and clothing exchange in order to give students access to...
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A Partnership to benefit Ed White Academy of Leadership students

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida and the Children's Home Society of Florida partner up to benefit students...
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Wilkinson Students to Get Shady Reception When They Return to Class

Wilkinson Junior High students will be welcomed back to school with a new shady surprise...
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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...
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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...
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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...

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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)

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