Community Schools Have Been a Success for NYC Students
Since their creation in 2014, the city’s Community Schools have improved outcomes for students throughout the five boroughs.
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“When we work together to meet the needs of the whole child our children succeed, our schools succeed, and our city succeeds. This means not only challenging our students academically, but also providing them eye glasses, mental health support, coats and shoes,” said Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza. “Our Community Schools are going above and beyond, improving students’ lives each year, and serving as an example of how we advance equity and excellence for all.”
Read the full Community Schools Impact Report, which was conducted independently by the nonprofit RAND Corporation, to see how Community Schools have furthered impacted students. There are 267 Community Schools serving 135,000 students citywide, making NYC’s effort the largest Community Schools initiative in the country. The initiative joins May Bill de Blasio’s 3-K for All and Pre-K for All programs under the Equity and Excellence for All agenda.