Announcing Issue 2 of Community Schooling

The global pandemic has renewed public interest in the community schools approach, a century old reform movement that centers the school in the strengths and needs of local neighborhoods. This movement is often framed as an effort to provide wrap-around services such as health and after-school programs. Community schools also represent a radical rethinking of who has knowledge, how young people learn, and how teachers teach. To support this rethinking, we are launching a new multi-media, open access journal with four features: School Cases, Teacher Scholarship, Youth Research, and Policy ABCs.

Orange County Study Tour

On April 8, 2022, the UCLA Center for Community Schooling was pleased to host an in-person study tour for mental health professionals from the Orange County Department of Education. The…

Tech Tools for Equity

At this year’s summit researchers and practitioners from the UCLA Community School (UCLA-CS), UCLA’s Geffen School of Medicine and the UCLA Center for Community Schooling will present “Tech Tools for Equity: How Improvement Science Helped a School Community Create a Technology Tool to Address Local Problems Related to COVID-19.” When UCLA-CS closed its physical doors in March 2020, UCLA-CS explored virtual ways for the staff to monitor, communicate, and collaborate around students who were struggling and disengaging with the school community. In response, UCLA-CS, with university partners, created a learning management technology tool called Community Integrated Database Systems.

Announcing Our New Journal

The global pandemic has renewed public interest in the community schools approach, a century old reform movement that centers the school in the strengths and needs of local neighborhoods. This movement is often framed as an effort to provide wrap-around services such as health and after-school programs. Community schools also represent a radical rethinking of who has knowledge, how young people learn, and how teachers teach. To support this rethinking, we are launching a new multi-media, open access journal with four features: School Cases, Teacher Scholarship, Youth Research, and Policy ABCs.

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June 2021 Newsletter

Congratulations to the Class of 2021! We are thrilled to celebrate the inaugural graduating class of the Mann UCLA Community School and the 11th graduating class of the UCLA Community…

May 2021 Newsletter

There has never been a more important moment to celebrate and appreciate teachers. This month, we share a blog that describes how teachers’ instructional vision has led to meaningful learning…
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