Community partner resources
The following resources might be helpful to school districts and the community partners who work with them.
Community School Standards The Community School Standards are designed to engage and support the community schools movement as a standards-driven, evidence-based strategy to promote equity and educational excellence for each and every child.
Community Schools: A Whole-Child Framework In this brief we have organized the major components of a community school into a comprehensive framework. Below is a summary of these components, followed by more detailed descriptions in the brief. We also offer two graphics illustrating the framework: the first depicts the framework as a tree to tell the story of community schools, and the second shows the components as interrelated layers in a circle.
Is My School a Community School? A Checklist for Teachers and Staff The purpose of this checklist is to help you conduct an inventory of what your school has set in place and what may need to be addressed based on your school community needs assessment. If your school isn’t a community school yet, this inventory will help you identify areas you need to develop.