Inside Full-Service Community Schools
Health & Wellbeing | Leadership & Management | School Management
- Getting started
- Providing a range of services
- Staffing: what works and what doesn't
- Collaborating with the government and private sector
- Involving parents
- Overcoming barriers
- Sustaining the school
In this groundbreaking work, experts Dryfoos and Maguire share both personal and comparative models, examining the full spectrum of community schools in urban, suburban, and rural settings. The book is ideal for reformers, administrators, and anyone interested in the future of education in America.
"Dryfoos and Maguire’s book moves the concept of a full-service community school from the fringes of public education into the mainstream. It inspires the belief that the best schools are full-service community schools and motivates the reader to seek them out."
"It is a valuable tool for parents, educators, school officials, and elected officials who are interested in looking at innovative ways to improve learning and achievement for our nation’s children."
"The voices of Joy Dryfoos as national policy analyst, and Sue Maguire as school principal bring to life in new ways the vision of how full- service community schools can help students learn and families and communities succeed. This book will be of great value to policymakers and practitioners alike."
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 1: Why Full-Service Community Schools?