Together for Tomorrow

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Overview

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VISTA education projects provide support and facilitate access to services and resources that contribute to improved educational outcomes for economically disadvantaged people, especially children. Under the Together for Tomorrow Initiative, VISTAs are focusing on the following educational objectives:

  • School Readiness
  • K-12 Success, and
  • Post-secondary Success.

This page provides key information and resources for VISTAs concerning the Together for Tomorrow Initiative.

What is Together for Tomorrow?photo of two young boys writing

A joint initiative between CNCS, the U.S. Department of Education, and the White House to propel improvement of our lowest-performing schools... [Learn More]

What TFT Projects Do

TFT projects include a wide range of activities that fall within education objectives from the CNCS Strategic Plan... [Learn More]

TFT Project Example

A collaborative of six non-profit organizations is working together with a common goal of closing the achievement gap for public elementary... [Learn More]

TFT Resources

The Corporation for National and Community Service identified these useful resources for Together for Tomorrow projects... [Learn More]

 
Together for Tomorrow Discussion Forum Together for Tomorrow Resource Exchange

Current TFT Sites

Center, CO
Denver, CO
Detroit, MI
Memphis, TN
New Haven, CT
New Orleans, LA
Orlando, FL

Useful Links

The School Turnaround Learning Community: http://schoolturnaroundsupport.org
Facilitates collaboration and the exchange of ideas between SEAs and LEAs that are implementing federally funded Smaller Learning Communities (SLC), High School Graduation Initiative (HSGI), and School Improvement Grant (SIG) projects

U.S. Department of Education Guidance for School Improvement Grants Programs: http://www2.ed.gov/programs/sif/index.html
Provides information and resources for School Improvement Grants

Together for Tomorrow Planning Template: http://1.usa.gov/TFTtemplate
Serves as a useful resource for efforts that bring together schools, national service programs, higher education institutions, community-based organizations and others in partnership to propel improvement of low-performing schools

 

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