The following resources might be helpful to school districts and the community partners who work with them.

The Water of Systems Change For many funders and grantees, the concept of systems change is difficult to grasp and even more challenging to apply in their daily work.  The Water of Systems Change, a new article from John Kania, Mark Kramer, and Peter Senge, aims to clarify what it means to shift the conditions holding problems in place and provides an actionable model for those interested in creating systems change.

What Makes a Successful CTE Partnership?  Providing tax credits for businesses offering high school internships and making it easier for schools to involve industry professionals in the classroom are two of the ways policymakers can encourage strong cross-sector partnerships to support career and technical education (CTE) programs, according to an ExcelinEd report. (Education Dive)

Full-Service Community Schools federal grant applications open Review the entire notice including eligibility, absolute and competitive priorities, and how to apply. Fourteen to 17 grants will be awarded for a five-year grant at an estimated average of $450,000/year.

  • Pre-Application Webinar (Recommended): June 20, 2018. Register Now
  • Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply (Recommended): June 28, 2018.
  • Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: July 13, 2018.