Vancouver, WA: Strengthening Neighborhoods Through Student Resilience

March 22, 2016

Introduction Though Vancouver, WA could be described as small-town America, it is a place where education and community leaders are thinking big and aiming to address difficult issues like intergenerational poverty. So when Vancouver Public Schools (VPS) came forward with data on student chronic absenteeism– defined as missing 18 or more school days each year…

Webinar: Sustaining School-Community Resources

February 1, 2016

The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools (CHHCS) hosted a webinar featuring the online tool, Partner Build Grow.  The 90-minute webinar featured several communities that have successfully implemented cross-sector, school-connected, child health initiatives. Olga Acosta Price, Ph.D., director of CHHCS at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health and associate…

Progress Checklist

November 19, 2015

A summary of Key Steps from each section of the guide allows your team to make notes on progress, outstanding tasks, upcoming deadlines, or keep other important information organized in a simple checklist.

Success Story: Building Community Schools in Upstate New York

July 28, 2015

Building Community Schools in Upstate New York: A Connecting with the Policy Environment Success Story Summary Broome County, New York is known statewide for its strong collaboration across organizations and sectors. In particular, schools and community agencies have been working together for many years to address the needs of low-income children, families, older adults…