Community School Blog

Looking back on 2019-20, we are pleased to release the annual report for Mann UCLA Community School. Thanks to our partnership with UCLA, we have a wonderful team of researchers and storytellers who have compiled a detailed account of our accomplishments from the 2019-2020 school year. We are so appreciative of Dr. Karen Quartz and her team who beautifully tell

Educators have emerged as universally recognized heroes of this pandemic. Schools and teachers have been rightfully lauded for their tireless work transitioning their learning online, ensuring all students have access to the necessary technology, and helping students engage with new forms of learning. Yet, somewhat lost in the broader conversation about the transformation of learning during this crisis have been

We will be highlighting direct interviews with members of the Mann-UCLA family in addition to highlighting the community schooling practices that are being built at Mann. Today, we caught up with Mr. Johnson to hear his perspective on why Mann-UCLA Community School is uniquely positioned to respond to the COVID-19 crisis effectively. In these times of crisis, we are prioritizing what

Checking in with Each Other In the first formal week of launching the virtual classrooms during the outbreak, the Mann-UCLA Community School family has prioritized checking in with each other above all else. In difficult and uncertain times like these, the Mann community has come to realize that two simple questions must be the starting point for everything else: “How are