Brief

Getting low-income kids to succeed in school really does take a village – or a community of support.  This Casey investment snapshot shows how community schools build strong school/family/community connections that support everyone’s success.

November 29, 2008

Closing the Achievement Gap Series

In This Report, You’ll Learn

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    What constitutes a community school.

  2. 2

    How Casey investments empower local change.

  3. 3

    Casey’s financial commitment through its education portfolio to kids succeeding in school.

  4. 4

    What community schools need to succeed and thrive

Key Takeaway

Over $33 million in new home construction and renovation surround the Indianapolis school community.

In 2007, 70% of students graduated from an Indianapolis, Indiana community school which had a 30% graduation rate as a public high school.

Findings & Stats

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