What can seem like small obstacles can easily lead students off track. That’s why ensuring students have access to basic needs is so important. A student cannot focus in the classroom if he or she is hungry, cold or tired, or cannot see the board. From ensuring students get proper nutrition, are sleeping in safe places and have reliable transportation to and from school, to providing resources or referrals to their families when they are in need, there is no request too small for us.
Communities In Schools found a way to address the growing needs of students and their families, while bringing solace and a safe space to students at home during this uncertain and isolating time. Reporter Bekah McNeel shared this story in a recent The 74 article. Read more about how Communities In Schools is going beyond the schools walls to ensure the needs of the more vulnerable students and their families are met.
In the face of the coronavirus crisis, Communities In Schools is going beyond school walls to meet students where they are and ensure that their basic needs don’t go unmet.
With strong policy partners, more accredited affiliates and site coordinators, plus a greater national reach, 2013 brought CIS tremendous growth and measurable success. Read More.
Communities In Schools saw significant progress in 2015, with a focus on improving quality of service and increasing growth across the network. Read More.
Our recent economic impact study found that for every $1 invested in Communities In Schools, $11.60 will be returned to the community. Read More.
This is the technical report of the School Level Quasi‐Experimental Study conducted as part of the five-year national evaluation. Read More.