Communities In Schools Releases New Video Highlighting the National Dropout Problem

Arlington, VA (PRWEB) — Communities In Schools, the leading organization dedicated to empowering students to stay in school and achieve in life, is proud to announce the release of its new video “Making a Difference.” The video, produced by Long Story Short Media, illustrates the ways in which Communities In Schools is making a difference […]

Communities In Schools to Participate in First-Ever AMERICAN GRADUATE DAY September 22, 2012

Multi-platform Event Features Local and National Programming, Partners, and Celebrities Focused on Improving High School Graduation Rates in America New York, NY, –Communities In Schools announced today that it will be one of more than 20 organizations  across the country participating in American Graduate Day on Saturday, September 22, 2012. Presented by WNET New York […]

The Gift of Connection

This post from Dan Cardinali, president of Communities In Schools, originally appeared in The Huffington Post on June 1, 2012. Bill Milliken’s feet sat comfortably atop his desk as we chatted that sunny September afternoon in 1999. It was the last of eight interviews and I was more fatigued than anything else as he began […]

No Cape, but a “Hero” Nonetheless: Xaila Lewis, Rainier Beach High School

They don’t have capes or secret identities. They can’t leap tall buildings or fly. But their hard work and unrelenting passion to help others gives them the power to save the lives of thousands of children across America every day. By providing encouragement, academic support and community resources, these men and women, along with 5,000 […]

MetLife Teacher Survey Shows Increasing Need for Community Support in Schools

Communities In Schools National weighs in on MetLife’s “Survey of the American Teacher Report.” When 64 percent of teachers report students and families needing increased health and social support services, and 35 percent reporting more students coming to school hungry, the importance of bringing in community services in a targeted, integrated way becomes even clearer. […]