Broader, bolder, better : how schools and communities help students overcome the disadvantages of poverty / Elaine Weiss and Paul Reville.

Weiss, Elaine (Writer on education policy), author.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard Education Press, [2019]
303 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Community and school -- United States.
Home and school -- United States.
Education -- Parent participation -- United States.
Educational equalization -- United States.
School environment -- United States.
School improvement programs -- United States.
Community and school.
Education -- Parent participation.
Educational equalization.
Home and school.
School environment.
School improvement programs.
United States.
With poverty and inequality on the rise and large achievement gaps remaining despite decades of school reform, Weiss and Reville make the case for a large-scale expansion of community-school partnerships in order to provide integrated student supports (ISS) from cradle to careers.-- Provided by publisher.
"In Broader, Bolder, Better, authors Elaine Weiss, of the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education campaign, and Paul Reville, former Massachusetts secretary of education, make a compelling case for a fundamental change in the way we view education. The authors argue for a large-scale expansion of community-school partnerships in order to provide holistic, integrated student supports (ISS) from cradle to career, including traditional wraparound services like health, mental health, nutrition, and family supports, as well as expanded access to opportunities such as early childhood education, afterschool activities, and summer enrichment programs. The book builds on nearly a decade of research by the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education, a national initiative endorsed by more than sixty policy experts and leaders from across the country, and draws on the work of Harvard's Education Redesign Lab. It pulls from case studies of effective ISS efforts in twelve diverse communities to illustrate the variety of strategies that can be adopted locally. A call to action that also provides examples of communities that are successfully leveling the playing field for poor children, this book offers a detailed vision for building--through field work, mobilization, and financing--comprehensive systems to prepare all children for success." -- Publisher's description
Part 1. Poverty, education, and the need for systems of support: Why integrated student supports?
Integrated student support communities: models of progress
Part 2. Integrated student support strategies: Personalizing support to meet every child's needs
Harnessing the power of the faith community
Integrated student supports in rural communities
Empowering parents to improve student well-being
Using promise scholarships to create community-wide integrated student supports
Empowering mayors to create citywide supports: the by all means consortium
Advancing college and career readiness through integrated student supports
Part 3. The path forward: Community schools: a promising model for building a movement
Financing integrated student supports at scale
Bringing it together: moving integrated student supports into the mainstream.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-268) and index.
Reville, S. Paul, author.
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