Community Schools
in Action

Every community school looks slightly different, because it is developed through mutually beneficial partnerships with students, families, community agencies, businesses, and residents that are unique to that community.

Check out these
community school profiles to learn more about the powerful community school work of one district and two schools in Illinois.

You can also view these videos to really see community schools in action!

Community Schools Map

There are nearly 200 community schools in urban, surburban, and rural communities all over Illinois. Click on the interactive map to learn more about community schools in your area.  

Federation Newsletter
Federation members get access to our weekly eDigest which contains information about upcoming events, best practices, funding opportunities and much more.

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2013 Midwest Community Schools Forum
Together We Go Farther: Transforming the Relationship Among Communities, Schools, & Families
-- November 14-15, 2013 --
Hilton Lisle / Naperville, IL

Thank you to our Funders & Sponsors
The staff of the Federation for Community Schools would like to  acknowledge and offer our sincerest thanks to all of the individuals, organizations, and foundations who have supported our work.

James & Judith K. Dimon Foundation