A $3B investment in the CCSPP provides resources that can promote the transformation of education & child-serving systems. The potential for progress is huge, but so are the prospects for unintended consequences. This brief outlines considerations for ensuring that the CCSPP achieves its potential.
A short video about a Charter school in East Oakland - a 'what is best for you' school with lots of parent and student voices.
Collaboration is key to success in Community Schools
Supporters of the community schools movement want lawmakers to invest more in the state’s seven-year initiative to bring critical services to thousands of schools in low-income areas, but they say “flaws” in the program’s launch should be addressed in the next round of funding.
Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade is Associate Professor of Raza Studies and Education at San Francisco State University. He is also founder of the Roses in Concrete Community School, a community responsive lab school in East Oakland.
This brief describes the critical role of the community school manager in community school implementation in Oakland Unified School District, including highlighting essential functions and job areas.
This is a video documenting the Culture Keepers Project; Our Streets Give back which is a part of #OYACGIVESBACK. The project highlights youth leadership, restorative justice, and community-based learning.
Oakland Unified School District's Video on Community Schools and how they prepared youth for College, Career, and Community. Oakland youth, teachers, principals, parents, and community school managers share their views on how community schools prepare them to be College, Career, & Community Ready.