Principal Values CIS Dropout Solutions

LaShonda Gaskin of Whitesville Road Elementary Schools in LaGrange have established good relationships… [more]

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Parent Engagement Campaign Receives Honor

Communities In Schools (CIS) of Georgia and Ogilvy Public Relations were recently awarded a Public Relations… [more]

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Making a Difference

Communities In Schools of Georgia is part of the national Communities In Schools network, one of the… [more]

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Back to School Drive a Success

November 19, 2013
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In an effort to help at-risk students start the new school year on the right track, Communities In Schools (CIS) completed its annual Back to School Supply Drive.  Thirteen local affiliates partnered with 23 Walmart locations throughout Georgia to provide classroom items to students who did not have the proper supplies needed for the new […]

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Communities In Schools Helps Stem the Dropout Tide

November 19, 2013
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Communities In Schools (CIS) was recently featured in the August 2013 edition of Georgia Trend.  The article examines the effectiveness of CIS site coordinators, as well as support from the business community to help students stay in school. Click here to visit the Georgia Trend website for the full article.

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Stanford Social Innovation Review Features CIS

November 19, 2013
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Communities In Schools and the integrated student services model are featured in the summer 2013 issue of the Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR). “Keeping Kids in School,” appears in the ‘What Works’ column and details how Communities In Schools uses a mix of hard data (research and evaluation) and soft skills (caring site coordinators) to […]

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Reading Program Gets Results

November 18, 2013
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Communities In Schools (CIS) of Georgia partnered with AlphaSkills (link out to their website)to provide 13 CIS local affiliates, volunteers, and 44 teachers from 18 schools with a daylong Train the Trainer reading session.  The training better equipped CIS staff and volunteers as they helped students improve their reading comprehension in math and science, while increasing vocabulary for both […]

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