Arizona’s Community Schools:Beyond Education

| May 27, 2018

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According to the Coalition for Community Schools and the Institute for Educational Leadership, a community school is both a place and a set of partnerships between the school and other community resources. Its integrated focus on academics, health and social services, youth and community development and community engagement can lead to improved student learning, stronger families and healthier communities.

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University of Melbourne

The university is one of the largest employers in the state of Victoria with more than 6500 professional and academic staff spreading over seven beautiful and historic campuses. We are also home to 100 centres and institutes for research and research training. Our largest campus in Parkville is part of the renowned “Parkville Precinct” knowledge hub, including 8 hospitals, leading institutes and a wide range of knowledge-based industries.

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University of Melbourne

The university is one of the largest employers in the state of Victoria with more than 6500 professional and academic staff spreading over seven beautiful and historic campuses. We are also home to 100 centres and institutes for research and research training. Our largest campus in Parkville is part of the renowned “Parkville Precinct” knowledge hub, including 8 hospitals, leading institutes and a wide range of knowledge-based industries.

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