Wall Street Journal: More Schools Open Their Doors to the Whole Community

The Wall Street Journal today shined a spotlight on “community schools,” also known as integrated student supports, citing Communities In Schools as “the largest coordinator of such programs,” and stating this approach for improving schools and neighborhoods is gaining ground nationwide.

In the article, elected officials, teachers, administrators, and researchers voice their support for the model, which is viewed as an efficient and effective way to meet the complex needs of kids—especially those in poverty—and help them overcome both academic and non-academic challenges.

Read the full story at the The Wall Street Journal Online: http://online.wsj.com/articles/more-schools-open-their-doors-to-the-whole-community-1406586751