State League Education Initiatives
The Florida League of Cities websites highlights several city-school partnership programs in Florida, including an initiative in Clearwater for in-school arts programming and the St. Petersburg Mayor's Mentors and More initiative.
The Michigan Municipal League's Center for 21st Century Communities emphasizes education as one of eight key assets that make communities vibrant places. 21c3 provides technical services and solutions to local communities who are seeking collaboration with educational institutions in order to develop intellectual, human, and physical capital.
For more than 10 years, the New Jersey State League of Municipalities (NJSLOM) has partnered with the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) to promote reading and literacy. Through Read Across America, NJSLOM and NJEA encourage city leaders to join local schools in celebrating reading.