Community Engagement: The Secret Ingredient in Education

To be successful and sustainable, education reform initiatives must strategically incorporate the voices of those who have the most to lose or gain. That means students, parents and residents should be heard, not just professionals. 

This September 24, 2014 post on the Annenberg Institute for School Reform’s blog examines the role of community engagement in place-based education reform (think: Harlem Children’s Zone and Promise Neighborhoods). It includes several resources on effective community engagement and collaboration.