Wraparound Student Supports

Wraparound Student Supports

In order to help all students succeed, our nation must provide supports and opportunities that extend beyond the classroom to address the many and varied needs students bring with them to school. Because of their centralized location in the community, schools are an ideal place to house and coordinate access to a host of wraparound supports for students and their families, including health services, socio-emotional supports, tutoring, afterschool programs, pre-kindergarten, job training, English classes and more

The Latest on Wraparound Student Supports

Report
Tuesday June 21, 2011 –

Summer learning programs can help children improve their academics, especially students from low-income families who may not have access to educational resources in the summer, and low-achieving students who need additional time to master academic materials. This report, conducted by RAND Education and sponsored by The Wallace Foundation, finds evidence of the effectiveness of summer learning programs and offers specific recommendations on how school districts can overcome barriers to establishing them so that all children have access to enrichment opportunities.

Policy Guide
Friday April 1, 2011 –

To transform struggling schools into successful environments for teaching and learning, more emphasis needs to be placed on seeking partnerships among groups at the federal and local level. This brief examines the federal policy for intervening in low-achieving schools and suggests a different approach for "turning around" struggling schools.

Report
Wednesday February 9, 2011 –

A Center on Budget and Policy Priorities analysis shows that nearly half of all states have made "significant cuts" in public education, disproportionately affecting low-income communities and children of color.

Report
Tuesday January 25, 2011 –

 This report from the Alliance for Quality Education finds that large cuts to the New York public education budget would increase educational inequity and would hurt students living in poverty and students of color the most. 

Report
Thursday November 18, 2010 –

Nearly a decade after federal law was enacted to ensure that low-income students and students of color had a fair shot at being assigned to strong teachers, students in high-poverty schools are still disproportionately taught by out-of-field and rookie teachers.

Toolkit
Monday October 25, 2010 –

Tools you can use: This toolkit can help you frame the education debates/discussions in your community - to focus on systemic solutions that ensure all children have a fair and substantive opportunity to learn, instead of solutions that may be popular with some but lack a positive track record and are not scalable.

Report
Sunday August 1, 2010 –
This is the 2010 edition of Schott's series of reports on the achievement of Black male students in public education. View the latest report at www.blackboysreport.org.

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