• January 4, 2011

    Alliance for Quality Education: Agenda for School Improvement – Our Students Need the Supports Provided by Community Schools

    Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University/January, 2011 As critical as good teachers and rigorous standards are to improving student achievement, there is no silver bullet for student success. Too often, the education policy debate fails to acknowledge the Read More

  • October 1, 2010

    Grassroots Montessori

    Montessori Life/Fall 2010 In 2002, Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) adopted a policy committing itself to develop all schools in the district as community learning centers. The district was beginning a billion dollar Facilities Master Plan to rebuild and renovate all… Read More

  • September 10, 2010

    Our Community, Our Kids, Our Future

    Soapbox Cincinnati/ September 10, 2010 Cincinnati Public Schools is creating campuses that strengthen the link between schools and communities. These schools, known as Community Learning Centers (CLC), act as hubs for community services, providing access for students and families to… Read More

  • July 20, 2010

    Developing Model for University-Assisted Community Schools

    University of Pennsylvania/Summer 2010 “An Appreciation and a Selective Enhancement of the Developing Model for University-Assisted Community Schools by Hal Lawson” It is timely to complete an appreciation of university-assisted community schools because what was once a compelling idea has… Read More