November 16, 2016
The partnership between Jones Valley Teaching Farm and Birmingham City Schools has become a model for others locally, throughout the state and at the national level.

The Power of Partnerships: Four examples of school districts successfully partnering with local community organizations and businesses

Across the country, schools are partnering with local community organizations and businesses to help create more successful communities with thriving workforces. When these partnerships work well, businesses can help schools create the pipeline of skilled employees that they will need in their future and businesses can help schools ensure that students graduate both college and career ready.

Here are some examples of successful partnerships between school districts, community organizations and businesses:

Get Started on a Success School – Community – Business Partnership

Want some tips on creating successful partnerships between schools, community organizations and businesses? Deborah Howard shares six lessons she’s learned while working with our schools and their partners.

Kate Westrich

Written by: Kate Westrich

Kate Westrich manages digital marketing for KnowledgeWorks, tweeting for @KnowledgeWorks and @EdPersonalized, and posting at KnowledgeWorks' Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, YouTube and Pinterest pages.

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