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CIS Announces Unsung Heroes Awards

Jan. 22, 2016 News

Communities In Schools has announced the winners of its annual Unsung Heroes Awards, given to honor site coordinators, schools, communities, alumni and local affiliates for their hard work, dedication and impact across our network.

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AT&T Aspire 1 Million Mentoring Hours

Jan. 13, 2016 News

Today, AT&T announced that its employees have reached the goal of 1 million hours of mentoring students – ahead of schedule – through the company’s Aspire Mentoring Academy, a part of AT&T Aspire. As a collaborative partner, Communities In Schools congratulates AT&T for reaching this important milestone and investment in the lives of thousands of students around the country.

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The promise of the Every Student Succeeds Act

Dec. 18, 2015 News

CIS President Dan Cardinali co-authors a column in The Hill's Congress Blog about the opportunity ESSA provides our country to equip more poor, at-risk students with the tools and support they need to stay in school and graduate.

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Gifts with meaning

Nov. 15, 2015 News

Communities In Schools is among the charitable organizations recommended by Nicholas Kristof in his annual holiday giving guide.

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Putting Quality First

Nov. 11, 2015 News

In the Nonprofit Quarterly, CIS President Dan Cardinali speaks about the network's struggle to emphasize quality over scale

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Despite progress, dropouts remain serious problem

Oct. 27, 2015 News

As the national dropout prevention conference convenes in San Antonio. Gary Chapman of CIS and Cairen Withington of the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network offer commentary on the dropout crisis to the San Antonio Express-News.

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