Educating the Whole Child: Could Community Schools Hold an Answer? by ProQuest

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In fact, community schools, an example of such a concept, have been operating for more than a century; located in botli rural and urban areas, they serve as centers for their communities and provide broader educational opportunities for children and youth (for example, through community service, service-learning, mentorships, and internships, among other forms of enrichment). Through these programs, children and youth are exposed not only to auricular content during the school day but also have continuous opportunities for hands-on, interactive projects in their communities, as well as services and support on the school grounds that connect them with the local context (for instance, homework tutoring program, mentorship, intergenerational contact, and recreational activities).

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