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No matter what area you care most about, consider this: Children, teens and communities thrive when we recognize that development cuts across domains, settings, and disciplines. It's all related—a family's struggle with finances can affect a child's health; what a teen does after school has a big impact on how well he or she learns, and several longitudinal studies show that when states invest in early learning, they spend less in special education and juvenile justice services.

Extended School Day Redesigned

August 7, 2013
Jodi Miller, Coalition for Community Schools and Steven Mitchell & Bo Hoppins, Young Achievers

Experiment with School Year Calendar Supported by Community Partners

July 31, 2013
Ruth Wright, Des Moines Public Schools & Jodi Miller, Coalition for Community Schools