California launch hundreds of community schools

$3 billion California Community Schools Partnership Program be the nation’s most ambitious effort to create schools

Gov. Gavin Newsom is proposing to increase the community schools program by $1.5 billion – 50% – in his revised 2022-23 state budget, which he released on May 13. 

California Department of Education, 192 districts, county offices of education and charter schools will receive $200,000 in two-year

73 districts, with at least some existing community schools, will receive implementation grants covering 444 schools

USA Oakland Unified, a district with possibly the largest concentration of community schools in the nation

Los Angeles Unified will receive $44.4 million for 31 schools and San Francisco Unified will collect $33.7 million for 29 schools.

Rocketship Schools already views its schools as community hubs, said California Director Maricela Guerrero