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In NYC, Bringing Nonprofit Staff to Struggling Schools

In 2014, New York City began its community school program, an innovative partnering of low-performing schools with area nonprofit organizations.

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In 2014, New York City began its community school program, an innovative partnering of low-performing schools with area nonprofit organizations. The initiative now includes 130 community schools. Principals work with a community-based organization to hire a school director who offers a wide range of previously unavailable leadership to schools struggling with poor attendance and achievement numbers. (Chalkbeat)

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