community schools

University of Phoenix & NAN deliver resources to help the Decatur school with teacher training and parental engagement.

Advocates and educators say teachers can play a major role in bridging communities and schools. Teachers who know the community they serve are more effective.

Studies show that students connect better to teachers who look like them. A group of Black teachers and education advocates discuss the value of diversity.

Educators and activists issue an urgent call for community members to get involved in their local school. Parents must also participate in their child's education.

A coalition of education advocates traveled to four cities to spur strategic planning to reestablish the school & community bond. Community leaders and activists talk about the 'ideal school.'

The Dept. of Education announces a new round of competitive grants for Promise Neighborhoods. Harlem Children's Zone inspired the program.

A coalition led by Al Sharpton launched the first phase of an education movement. Churches in four cities are organizing working groups to lay their foundation.