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How to Get Kids to Class

Aug. 26, 2014 News

Children living in poverty are by far the most likely to be chronically absent from school. The key to keeping these kids in school is to put dedicated social-service specialists in every low-performing, high-poverty school.

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More Schools Open Their Doors to the Whole Community

Aug. 13, 2014 News

With backing at local, state and federal levels, the "community schools model", a decades-old idea for improving schools and neighborhoods, is gaining ground. The largest coordinator of such programs, Communities in Schools, saw a 6% increase in its reach in the 2012-13 school year, covering schools with a total of more than 1.3 million students in 26 states.

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Moneyball for Government "What Works" video highlights Communities In Schools

Feb. 24, 2014 News

Stacey D. Stewart, US President of United Way Worldwide, narrates the second Moneyball for Government video, “What Works,” highlighting how some of our nation’s leading, innovative nonprofits, such as Communities In Schools, are harnessing evidence and data to improve outcomes for children and their families at every stage of development.

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Smarter Philanthropy for Greater Impact

Feb. 20, 2014 News

This supplement captures the latest thinking about how grantmakers, public funders, social entrepreneurs, and nonprofit organizations like Communities In Schools can increase the impact of successful solutions to urgent social challenges.

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Dan Cardinali Q&A with America's Promise Alliance

Oct. 21, 2013 News

President Dan Cardinali is a long-time friend and Trustee of America’s Promise Alliance. Caroline Brachman wanted to learn more about how his past experiences have made him into the dynamic leader he is today. Here’s an excerpt from their interview.

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