Learning opportunity – Community Schools

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February 8, 2015 by realrenewal

community school logosJoin an online webinar this Thursday, Feb. 12, 2 to 3 p.m. Central Standard Time to learn about organizing campaigns that are shaping the expansion of community schools. Hear especially from organizers and parent leaders in New York City who were at the forefront of organizing efforts that led to the City’s recent commitment to create 128 new community schools.


Presenters will talk about the coalitions that were formed, the impact they had on the current mayor’s education agenda, and the follow-up efforts to ensure successful implementation, including a new community schools policy to help ensure quality and sustainability of the city’s community schools.

Claudette Agard, Parent Leader, Coalition for Educational Justice

Jitu Brown, National Director, Journey for Justice Alliance; Coordinating Committee Member, Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools

Natasha Capers, Coordinator, Coalition for Educational Justice

Barbara Gross, Principal Associate, Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University

This webinar is co-sponsored by the Coalition for Community SchoolsInstitute for Educational Leadership, and the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University. REGISTER TO ATTEND!


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