New Report from Harvard Family Research Project Features Elev8

A recently-released report from the Harvard Family Research Project, entitled Partnerships for Learning: Community Support for Youth Success, features Elev8 as an example of a successful community schools initiative.

This paper describes seven important elements that are key to developing successful and sustainable partnerships for learning, including:

  1. Shared vision of learning,
  2. Shared leadership and governance,
  3. Complementary partnerships,
  4. Effective communications,
  5. Regular and consistent sharing of information about youth progress,
  6. Family engagement, and
  7. Collaborative staffing models.
It highlights Elev8 to illustrate what effective partnerships look like in practice. Download the paper here.

 


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