Community Schools in Practice: An Overview
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Each Community School is partnered with a lead CBO partner. CBOs provides a range of supports and services for students, including those that are integrated into the school day, and those that are designed for before or after school.
CBOs place a full-time Community School Director (CSD) onsite.
Common Values for Community Schools in New York City
While all 247 Community Schools are different and reflect the strengths and needs of their local communities, they are anchored in a set of common values that serve as a foundation:
- Rigorous instruction designed to provide personalized learning opportunities for students.
- Robust parent engagement, anchored in positive youth development, ensuring that schools are welcoming and empowering to students, families and community members.
- Continuous improvement using school and student data to tailor programming and instruction focused on results.