Category Archives: Community Engagement

“Neighborhoods of Opportunity” Report Highlighted at Revitalization Conference

In July, OII staff from Promise Neighborhoods participated in the Neighborhood Revitalization Conference, hosted by the United Neighborhood Centers of America. The conference featured the release of Building Neighborhoods of Opportunity, a report from the White House Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative, which highlights key … Continue reading

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City-Based Charter School Efforts: A Growing Movement

Education reform leaders gathered in New Orleans last month for a one-day National Charter School Resource Center (Resource Center) conference titled “Transforming Urban Public Education: Exploring the Potential of City-Based Strategies.”  The conference focused on building charter school support infrastructures that effectively … Continue reading

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Community Schools: A National Discussion on Academic, Health and Social Supports for Students and Families

Schools do not operate in total isolation from the communities in which they are located. Recognizing this, the Department of Education in conjunction with the Coalition for Community Schools held a national policy discussion in February to share the experiences of Community schools. … Continue reading

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