Document Number: 9648Community Developersí Guide to Improving Schools in Revitalizing Neighborhoods - This advocacy guide for leaders of neighborhood revitalization efforts discusses three priorities to improve education: principal and teacher quality, curriculum, and early childhood education. Based on research in community development efforts in 12 urban neighborhoods around the country, the publication finds that high-quality early education not only benefits children, it also contributes to the community by allowing more parents to pursue employment opportunities. The existence of quality programs has the potential to attract middle-income families to neighborhoods and create more economically diverse communities. (Enterprise Community Partners, Inc., 2008)...
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