S.585 - Full-Service Community Schools Act of 2011

A bill to authorize the Secretary of Education to award grants for the support of full-service community schools, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to authorize the Secretary of Education to award grants for the support of full-service community schools, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Full-Service Community Schools Act of 2011 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Full-Service Community Schools Act of 2011 - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to authorize the Secretary of Education to award grants to: (1) consortia composed of one or more local educational agencies (LEAs) and one or more community-based, nonprofit, or other pub

Official Summary

Full-Service Community Schools Act of 2011 - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to authorize the Secretary of Education to award grants to:
(1) consortia composed of one or more local educational agencies (LEAs) and one or more community-based, nonprofit, or other public or private entities to assist public elementary or secondary schools to function as full-service community schools; and
(2) state collaboratives to support the development of full-service community school programs. Requires such schools to:
(1) participate in community-based efforts to coordinate and integrate educational, developmental, family, health, and other comprehensive services through community-based organizations and public and private partnerships; and
(2) provide access to such services to students, families, and the community. Gives local grant priority to consortia that:
(1) will serve at least one full-service community school eligible for a schoolwide program under the Act, or include an LEA serving only small or rural schools; and
(2) will be connected to a consortium comprising a broad representation of stakeholders or one that has a history of effectiveness. Establishes a Full-Service Community Schools Advisory Committee.

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Organizations Supporting S.585

  • American Federation of Teachers
  • Coalition of Community Schools
  • Children's Aid Society
  • National Association of State Boards of Education
  • National Education Association
  • National Assembly for School Based Health Care
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