The latest versions of school-community partnerships have been labeled extended schools by one foundation and successful schools by another. In this book, we call these entities fullservice community schools or just community schools.
Author: Joy Dryfoos
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
A step-by-step educator's guide to integrating health, community services, and academic achievement in schools. Inside Full-Service Community Schools combines the on-site knowledge of school principal Sue Maguire, who has created a model full-service community school, with the deep experience and understanding of research-advocate Joy Dryfoos, who has tracked the development of these school transformation models across the country. The result is a highly practical, real-world guide with a unique local-national perspective. Topics include: Getting started Providing a range of services Staffing: what works and what doesn't Collaborating with the government and private sector Involving parents Overcoming barriers Funding Sustaining the school In this groundbreaking work, experts Dryfoos and Maguire share both personal and comparative models, examining the full spectrum of community schools in urban, suburban, and rural settings. The book is ideal for reformers, administrators, and anyone interested in the future of education in America.