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Knoxville SOUP Winners- Dogwood Trail

Community Votes to Fund Dogwood Elementary Nature Trail

In their first year as a community school with Resource Coordinator Adam Fritts, Dogwood Elementary is blazing the trail to community engagement. Literally. The community school formed an outdoor coalition last fall to coordinate the implementation of outdoor learning spaces on school property, with the intention of building on south Knoxville’s already existing outdoor culture. […]

Community Schools

Focuses on using public schools as hub for organizing community resources to improve neighborhood health and safety and student academic success.