United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI) has launched a competitive RFP process for its summer learning work. Funding will be on a three-year cycle.
The due date to complete a proposal is Monday, November 9, 2015. The specific requirements to apply for this funding is explained in the RFP, scoring guidelines, FAQ document and PowerPoint presentation from a recent UWRI information session. All these documents can be found here.
American Federation of Teachers: Connecting Communities and Schools
Community schools are featured in the recent AFT magazine, American Educator. The lead article, Where It All Comes Together, discusses the importance of community schools as centers of flourishing communities.