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If you’re a doer, be a good one

May 6, 2022

I didn’t know what an engineer was until I was in college. I knew what a nurse did, because my mom was a nurse. It wasn’t until college that I had access to the worlds beyond that of my home or the small town I grew up in. I’m not alone. Throughout Florida, thousands of […]

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Doing Good is Good for Business

April 7, 2022

How businesses leverage community partnerships to drive corporate growth By: Jarvis Wheeler, MSW, MPA I’m a Lucky Goat Coffee guy – and I go out of my way to invite others to become Lucky Goat loyalists. It’s not hard to do … when a business has a quality product and makes the community a better […]

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2 St. Johns County elementary schools make the grade for community partnerships to aid kids

March 17, 2022

“So what does the Community Partnership program do here at our school?” Bethany Groves, principal of Webster Elementary School, prompted a class of third-graders on Tuesday afternoon. “Gives us socks and shoes,” answered one boy. “We get food,” another student said. “Clothes,” one girl volunteered. Webster Elementary School and South Woods Elementary School have both […]

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Poverty exacts toll on children: Community Partnership Schools help change that | Opinion

March 7, 2022

Sad but true: Poverty is a reality far too many families face. Before children in poverty even step foot in a classroom, most are already playing catch-up. Too many begin kindergarten not ready for school and, by the time they reach fourth grade, 50% of those children will not be reading at grade level. Sadly, […]

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How Hillsborough’s Mort Elementary community partnership school passes the test | Column

February 21, 2022

Not far from bustling downtown Tampa and just west of University of South Florida, there is a transformative movement happening — one that is changing lives, strengthening families and rarely getting the attention it deserves. In Hillsborough, a county where 12 percent of the population lives in poverty, a startling 30.4 percent are at or […]

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From Surviving to Thriving Through Community Partnership Schools

February 18, 2022

“Counseling has helped me a lot. Its like all the rainy cloud above my head disappeared and its all sunshine now.” Sadie, a senior at one of our community partnership schools, was struggling so much in class that she was risking graduation. Her anxiety – primarily rooted in strained family relationships – was on overdrive […]

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Mentoring Comes Full Circle at Eccleston Elementary

January 20, 2022

“I am a big advocate of mentoring because I grew up in the same populations I now serve. I know their struggle and can honestly say without my mentor, my life could have been completely different”  – Joshua Sharpe, Expanded Learning Coordinator, Community Mentor serving Eccleston Elementary Studies show mentoring promotes positive self-esteem and encourages […]

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Mentorship program for female students at Evans High School in need of hundreds more mentors

September 27, 2021

Click the image below to watch the full segment from wftv.com   To get involved visit chsfl.org/volunteer

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WFSU Public Media: Community Partnership Schools

September 3, 2021

Three years ago, Leon County’s Sabal Palm Elementary School became the area’s first Community Partnership School. Under that designation, long-term partners provide a multitude of ancillary services so that a school’s teachers and administrators can focus their efforts on education. To talk about how that concept has been working at Sabal Palm are: School Principal […]

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Overcoming Disruptive Behavior in School and At-Home

August 27, 2021

After struggling at home and in the classroom with disruptive and poor behavior, seven-year-old Amy found hope and support working with an integrated team at CHS. Amy’s actions became more and more worrisome as she escalated to dangerous behaviors in an effort to gain attention from others. She struggled to control her emotions, leading to […]

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