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

The Future of Education  Schools can’t do it all—this analysis takes a look at how cities can leverage community assets, social networks, and personal passions to extend their learning systems beyond the classroom. (The 74 Million)

It May Be Snowing Outside, but Summer is Coming — Suggestions for School Districts & Expanded Learning Organizations Planning Transformative Summer Programs  It may be winter, but according to the RAND Corporation and The Wallace Foundation, this is just the season to actively plan for summer learning. Every Hour Counts agrees and has key insights to share from leaders of summer programs that participated in the National Summer Learning Project. These programs’ practices and learned lessons have informed RAND’s latest report, Getting to Work on Summer Learning, Second Editionand The Wallace Foundation’s Summer Learning Toolkit.

Community Systems Statewide Supports (CS3)  The Community Systems Statewide Supports (CS3) team has launched the Request for Supports through the Partner Plan Act Collaboration Institute (PPACI)!  This opportunity is for early childhood collaborations interested in receiving free training and technical assistance supports on how to improve local community systems efforts. We hope you consider applying to be a part of this statewide network! The Request for Supports will remain open until at 5 p.m. May 31.