TITLE

Strength in Partners

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Principal;Jan/Feb2011, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview with Marty Blank, director of the Coalition for Community Schools, is presented. When asked about the aims of community schools, Blank comments on services offered by the school to the community, including mental health resources, family involvement, and student learning support. He discusses the role of community schools in developing accountability and partnerships in education. Other topics include academic achievement, parental involvement in education, and school structure.
ACCESSION #
56646651

 

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