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School/Community Collaboration21st CCLC

ARTICLES

Insights on Expanded Learning Time. Connections: Schools, Parents and Communities
This article provides ideas for connecting with schools, families, communities and tips for building relationships with families and organizations. 

Leading a New Day for Learning
This report conceptualizes expanded learning opportunities for children and youth, describes the role of schools and afterschool programs, and outlines steps that can be taken by principals and afterschool staff to collaborate in the process.

Meaningful Linkages Between Summer Programs, Schools, and Community Partnership: Conditions and Strategies for Success
This report examines the features of high-quality summer learning programs including meaningful linkages with school and community, offerings and youth outcomes.

School-Linked Services: Child Opportunity Zone Family Centers
This report provides a rational for school-linked services as a strategy to improve outcomes for children and focuses on the school-linked services, family support programs, and school-family-community partnership provided by the Rhode Island's Child Opportunity Zone Family Center initiative.

WEBSITES

Foundations for a Brighter Future
This website includes resources for supporting the expanded day and community learning including activities, tips, blogs, articles, reports, newsletters and webinars. 
http://www.foundationsinc.org/

National and Community Service
This website provides tools and training for volunteer and service programs. 
http://www.nationalserviceresources.org/