IEL's community schools work was highlighted at this year's International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement in Ottawa, Canada.The event focused on collaborative partnership.
The Washington Post published “Coming of age in a city coming apart,” a piece following the daily life, challenges, and dreams of Khalil Bridges, a student at a Baltimore community school.
This year marked a new level of engagement for IEL at the centennial meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).
Today, the president signed the new Every Student Succeeds Act, the nation's most significant federal education law, replacing the often unpopular and problematic No Child Left Behind Act.
IEL staff Helen Janc Malone and Reuben Jacobson contributed to a recent book and highlighted strategies community schools use to flip the system and empower teachers to redesign equity-driven education reform.