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Newman, Elizabeth; Sipes, Laurel – John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, 2020
Many students face unique and significant obstacles as they pursue postsecondary degrees, including the navigation of two complex systems: higher education and financial aid. Given the importance and complexity of the issues, multiple stakeholders, including philanthropists and researchers, have dedicated resources to understanding and improving…
Descriptors: Barriers, Access to Education, Higher Education, Student Financial Aid
Newman, Elizabeth; Sipes, Laurel – John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, 2020
In 2015, College Futures Foundation brought together seven community foundations, centering the goal of transitioning traditional, merit-based scholarship programs to a more strategic, need-based approach. College Futures envisioned this transition as a vehicle to improve college completion rates for low-income, first generation students, seeking…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Educational Attainment, Higher Education, Scholarships
Tognozzi, Nicole; Pyne, Jaymes – John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, 2020
In 2018, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative engaged the John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities at Stanford University (Gardner Center) to partner with public school districts in San Mateo County, CA to examine the barriers to educational success that homeless and highly mobile students face. Given the increasing prevalence of…
Descriptors: Housing, Homeless People, Public Schools, Barriers
John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, 2020
This report summarizes the deliberations and recommendations of the California Advisory Task Force on Alternative Schools (Task Force). The Task Force is a public service project of the John W. Gardner Center for Youth and their Communities at Stanford University and is convened in collaboration with the California Department of Education (CDE). A…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Public Schools, Accountability, Advisory Committees
Fehrer, Kendra; Gerstein, Amy – John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, 2019
Over the years, Sanger Unified School District (SUSD) has been engaged in rigorous efforts to improve student outcomes through instructional and organizational innovations--for example, Universal Design for Learning and Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS). While these efforts have facilitated important gains in student outcomes, schools…
Descriptors: School Districts, Educational Innovation, Family Involvement, Agency Cooperation
Geiser, Kristin; Fehrer, Kendra; Pyne, Jaymes; Gerstein, Amy; Harrison, Vicki; Joshi, Shashank – John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, 2019
According to national indicators of adolescent health and well-being, the most significant health issues young people face are related to mental health. In San Mateo County, a recent report on adolescent health frames the prevalence of mental health needs among public school students as "staggering." Both locally and nationally, schools…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Health, Well Being, Mental Health
Geiser, Kristin; Fehrer, Kendra; Pyne, Jaymes; Gerstein, Amy; Harrison, Vicki; Joshi, Shashank – John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, 2019
According to national indicators of adolescent health and well-being, mental health is one of the most significant health issues young people face. Since mental health is linked to other aspects of health and well-being, undiagnosed and untreated mental health conditions can negatively impact a young person's social-emotional health, academic…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Health, Well Being, Mental Health
Ruiz de Velasco, Jorge – John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, 2019
The Oakland Unified Schools District's (OUSD) strategic plan commits to ensuring that "every student is able to attend a quality school in their neighborhood (OUSD, 2015)." To operationalize this goal, a growing number of OUSD schools are supported to implement community school strategies. This brief describes organizational outcomes,…
Descriptors: School Districts, Community Schools, Outcomes of Education, Educational Change
Tognozzi, Nicole; Fehrer, Kendra – John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, 2019
The Community School Manager (CSM) in Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) integrates a school's partnership work with its academic mission. The CSM collaborates with principals to: (1) identify school goals; (2) align partners and resources to those goals; and (3) build relationships with families, students, and the community. At mature OUSD…
Descriptors: School Districts, Community Schools, Outcomes of Education, Educational Change
Fehrer, Kendra – John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, 2019
In 2012, Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) leaders, staff, families, students, and community partners launched an ambitious effort to transform the district into a community school district. What started as a pilot in mostly secondary schools has expanded to become a far-reaching district strategy across all school levels. Currently, 42 OUSD…
Descriptors: School Districts, Community Schools, Outcomes of Education, Educational Change
Messner, Erica – John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, 2018
This data brief provides an enrollment snapshot of youth in the Continuation High Schools and district-operated Community Day Schools ("alternative schools") for youth over the age of 16 in the following Unified School Districts: (1) Long Beach; (2) Los Angeles; (3) Fresno; and (4) Oakland. Unless otherwise noted, these data are reported…
Descriptors: Enrollment Rate, Nontraditional Education, Urban Schools, High School Students
Henderson, Jamila – John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, 2018
This brief provides a demographic snapshot of enrollment in the Continuation High Schools and district-operated Community Day Schools ("alternative schools") for youth over the age of 16 in the following Unified School Districts: (1) Long Beach; (2) Los Angeles; (3) Fresno; (4) Oakland; and (5) San Francisco. Unless otherwise noted,…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Urban Schools, High School Students, At Risk Students
Fehrer, Kendra; Tognozzi, Nicole – John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, 2018
Over the last two decades, a rising number of families with preschool age children speak a language other than English at home (Espinosa, 2010). Known as Dual Language Learners, or DLLs, they are likely to enter kindergarten already academically behind. This gap persists throughout high school, resulting in vastly different academic and life…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Early Childhood Education, English (Second Language), Bilingualism
Fehrer, Kendra; Tognozzi, Nicole – John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, 2018
This brief shares findings from a formative evaluation of Early Childhood Language Development Institute (ECLDI) programs at two early learning sites. At each, ECLDI provided training and support to program leadership, teaching teams, and families. The brief provides a summary of the report and discusses lessons for the field. [This three-part…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Program Effectiveness, Preschool Teachers, Culturally Relevant Education
Ansari, Soodie; Fehrer, Kendra; Tognozzi, Nicole – John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, 2018
Over the last two decades, a rising number of families with preschool age children speak a language other than English at home. Known as Dual Language Learners, or DLLs, they are likely to enter kindergarten already academically behind. This gap persists throughout high school, resulting in vastly different academic and life outcomes between DLLs…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Early Childhood Education, Bilingual Students, Preschool Children
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