Experiences of social isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic have created unprecedented challenges for students and families, highlighting the need for social-emotional learning more than ever. Students like Olga did their best to help their friends reengage and have a safe space to share how they felt about the issues they were facing inside and outside of school.Read more of Olga: Creating a Safe Space for Students
Reengaging Students in Schools, Communities, and Beyond
For Communities In Schools, reengagement involves a set of activities and initiatives to increase students’ and families’ interests, passions, and relationships in the service of promoting equitable learning conditions both inside and outside of school. The focus of these activities is:
Reconnecting Students to Education Pathways – Practice Brief
During the 2021–2022 school year, Communities In Schools® (CIS) introduced the Reengagement Coordinator Initiative, with the goal of reengaging high school students who did not reenroll in school or were chronically absent, due to the pandemic. This brief summarizes the main findings and shares takeaways for practitioners in schools and other organizations who are looking to work with disengaged students or create a dedicated position to reengage students.
ALL IN FOR REENGAGING KIDS IN LEARNING
Communities In Schools of Georgia is reengaging students by addressing learning loss and empowering kids with the various tools, resources, and supports they need to succeed.Read more of Reengaging and Empowering Students: Read Their Stories
Working to Remove Barriers to Engagement
Learning is affected by students’ own unique combinations of motivation, skills, needs, and life and learning situations, as well as by the supports they receive from their family, community, and school.
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