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Community Schools in Action: Lessons from a Decade of Practice

Joy G. Dryfoos, Jane Quinn, and Carol Barkin


A community school differs from other public schools in important ways: it is generally open most of the time, governed by a partnership between the school system and a community agency, and offers a broad array of health and social services. It often has an extended day before and after school, features parent involvement programs, and works for community enrichment. How should such a school be structured? How can its success be measured? Community Schools in Action: Lessons from a Decade of Practice presents the Children's Aid Society's (CAS) approach to creating community schools for the 21 ... More

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Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780195169591
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195169591.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joy G. Dryfoos, editor

Jane Quinn, editor

Carol Barkin, editor

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