Bright Start TN Clearinghouse
University-Assisted Community Schools (UACS) are partnerships between universities and community schools. UACS improves schools and communities while advancing university research, learning, and service. UACS programming occurs during and outside of school hours and focuses on improving various aspects of student education, including subjects such as literacy, science, technology, math, engineering, health, social-emotional learning, sports, and college and career readiness.
University-Assisted Community Schools increase achievement in K-12 schools, enhance undergraduates’ and graduates’ knowledge of real-world settings, and help schools of education better prepare beginning teachers.