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Community Schools: Much More than Wrap Around Services

Martin J. Blank | Posted 04.29.2016 | Education
Martin J. Blank

Mary Kingston Roche, Reuben Jacobson and Martin Blank, of the Coalition for Community Schools, all contributed to this article. "Wraparound Services...

NYC Mayoral Candidates Look To... Cincinnati?

P.G. Sittenfeld | Posted 09.28.2013 | New York
P.G. Sittenfeld

Christine Quinn has made the trip. As has Bill Thompson. Bill de Blasio's been here. John Liu, too What's happening here? A model of educational innovation yielding big results, and catching the country's attention.

Beyond Chicago

Martin J. Blank | Posted 11.25.2012 | Education
Martin J. Blank

Many cities have cross-sector collaboratives with similar missions; Cincinnati is the only place where these collaboratives come together to support their public schools.

Community Schools: Proving That 'Collective Impact' Works

Martin J. Blank | Posted 02.05.2012 | Education
Martin J. Blank

There comes a time when many fine examples of how to improve learning and life conditions for our children and young people hits a ceiling. They cannot get to scale, because as exemplary as they may be, they have an "isolated impact" on the issues.