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ERIC Number: EJ790707
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 10
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1533-8916
Anchors of the Community: Community Schools in Chicago
Swanson, Elizabeth F.
New Directions for Youth Development, n107 p55-64 Fall 2005
Chicago Public Schools, in partnership with the greater Chicago community, is implementing the largest-scale community school initiative in the nation. The establishment of Local School Councils (LSCs) and the creation of small schools, charter schools, and other alternative educational settings have propelled Chicago into the national spotlight. This article describes how Chicago Public Schools implemented the Community School Initiative with the support of public, private, and nonprofit entities. (Contains 3 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Illinois