March 2019 Newsletter

We are excited to share news of our Second Annual Convening as well as other partnership highlights this month.

UCLA Community School Longitudinal College-going Data Report

This paper describes the collective problem-solving process that unfolded over a decade as researchers and practitioners worked together to expand access to college for traditionally underrepresented students. The paper describe three practical problems—how to frame, support, and track a college-for-all reform effort—and details how grappling with these problems locally provides unique insight into the larger college-for-all policy context.

January 2019 Newsletter

We started the new year with an historic strike that inspired productive debate and support for public education. This month, we share news about the strike and a new initiative to support our alumni’s persistence through college.

December 2018 Newsletter

We are thankful for the many partnerships that support student learning and well-being in community schools. Here are three highlights that celebrate the joy of the season, the power of art to bring people together, and the role of caring adults and mentors in the lives of young people.

October 2018 Newsletter

This month’s activities remind us that our community is global and that our students are active and critical participants in the world. We celebrate the collective work of powerful community schools to create a future that is just, equitable, and humane.

Preparing Leaders of Change: RFK UCLA Community School 2017-18 Annual Report

This annual report focuses on our work to prepare students as leaders of change—self-directed, passionate learners who actively and critically participate in society. Alongside our annual demographics and dashboard indicators, we share a set of core practice narratives that bring to life how the school is enacting this commitment to social justice and democratic education within and beyond the classroom.