Provides a unifying framework for schools, families, and communities to understand, select, and organize their learning supports (i.e., strategies, programs, and practices used to create conditions to enhance learning).
Coe College has received a $15,350 Institutionalizing Community-Based Pedagogies grant from the Associated Colleges of the Midwest. The grant will support the creation of a new Prison Learning Initiative at Coe which will provide a range of high-impact experiences for students and community members to learn about and become involved with the criminal-legal system in Iowa and the Midwest.
Features Dr. Sally Linowski from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Linowski, an Associate Dean of Students, as well as an adjunct assistant professor at the UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences. The episode talks about the challenges in building and maintaining a relationship between the campus and the community, the easiest and hardest parts of strategic planning, and more.
PITTSFIELD — Consultants hired by the Pittsfield Public Schools to look at school safety issues have started to share their findings with district leaders after more than six months of study and community conversations.
The Massachusetts Hunger Free Campus Coalition is working to raise that percentage and address the glaring issue of food insecurity on college campuses. Through partnerships with food pantries, maximizing SNAP enrollment and mobilizing legislative efforts, MHFCC’s goal of eliminating food insecurity in college students is gaining traction.
In an effort to address a surge in gun violence, an initiative in Springfield, Massachusetts aims to give youth access to community centers, Boys and Girls Clubs, and social service agencies as well as the myriad of programs they provide such as mentoring, counseling, tutoring, and recreation.
The New Hanover Community Endowment has revealed the recipients of $53 million in grants over the next three years. According to a news release, the $53 million will be invested in 19 strategic grants in New Hanover County focused on improving the healthcare workforce pipeline, enhancing early childhood education, and addressing health access.