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

East St. Louis School District Working to Become Catalyst for Community Improvement  Since the school district in East St. Louis was taken over by the state, results are gradually improving. Locals are crediting the improvement to “collective impact” reform strategies. (Education Dive)

Where American Politics Can Still Work: From the Bottom Up  Civic coalitions are succeeding at revitalizing old towns where governmental efforts have failed.