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Six types of involvement: Keys to successful partnerships Type 6 - Collaborating with the community

What is this resource?As part of Six types of involvement: Keys to successful partnerships, this step focuses on building relationships with the community that lead to improved curriculum and instruction as well as strategies on how students can become involved with and improve the community.

Why is it valuable?Communities can be valuable partners, but understanding what those partnerships can look like can be challenging. This webpage offers sample practices from the field as well as ways to redefine how schools define the term “community.”

Authors: National Network of Partnership Schools, Johns Hopkins University

Ideal Audience: Administrators, School Faculty and Staff, Family and Community Members

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