The Department will Identify best practice models that are outcome focused and promote partnerships among schools, community colleges, public four-year institutions, community support services and community-based organizations that provide high-quality comprehensive and coordinated supports, services, and opportunities for students placed at risk with an emphasis on boys and young men of color. These schools will be matched with one of the persistently struggling or struggling schools to provide professional development to address the following New York State MBK priorities: early identification, prevention and intervention strategies; responding to structural & institutional racism; executing differentiated instructional and developmental support services that are culturally and linguistically appropriate; family & community engagement strategies; data collection, analysis and public reporting; strategies designed to reduce school & violence and promotes positive school cultures that promotes teaching and learning.
State Statute: Chapter 57 of the Laws of 2016
FUNDING SOURCE(S): 2016-2017
NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS SERVED: funds not yet awarded