Partnership Press - March/April

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LOCAL NEWS: South Bronx Rising Together:
A Story of Collective Impact and Community Schools

By Abe Fernández, Director of Collective Impact, Children’s Aid

PP 2018 - Local News.jpgFor nearly two decades, Children’s Aid has supported the success of South Bronx children and families by providing a wide range of programs, services, and opportunities. While we remain committed to delivering high-quality direct services...

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NATIONAL NEWS: Powerful Partnership Contributes to Success
of Cleveland Community Wraparound Schools

PP March 2018 - National News.jpgThe Children’s Aid National Center for Community Schools initiated its relationship with the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) during the 2011-12 academic year by offering consultation and training on the early design of its Community Wraparound Schools Initiative...


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VISITORS PROFILES

PP March 2018 - Visitors Profile.jpgOn March 20, Lori Madrid visited NCCS to share her model of trauma-informed practices in schools and to explore how this model might be useful to Children’s Aid community schools in New York City. This model, called Everyone Matters, is currently being implemented across several public schools in Phoenix, AZ.

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WHAT'S INFORMING OUR THINKING

Strength.jpg"Strengthening Families, Communities and Schools to Support Children’s Development: Neighborhoods of Promise" describes an array of effective strategies designed to improve educational outcomes for students living in distressed urban and rural neighborhoods. The authors share a deep understanding that the disparities in educational achievement between white and non-white students can be addressed only by employing a holistic approach—one that takes into account the communities in which schools are situated and the families that live in those communities.
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