Last year, Communities In Schools® (CIS®) reached
1.8 million students with our supports and essential resources. CIS surrounds students with a community of support so they stay – and succeed – in school.
BUT THERE ARE MORE KIDS WHO STILL NEED SUPPORT
Kids can’t get an education – or graduate and reap the benefits that come from a high school degree – if they’re not in school. Inequitable learning conditions and disparities in chronic absenteeism, drop-out rates, and graduation rates far predate the pandemic.
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Setting Students Up for Success
OUR GOAL IS SIMPLE:
put students at the center and surround them with a caring community of support, anchored by our dedicated staff. Here are some stories about how we do that.
Student Success Lasts a Lifetime
LAST YEAR, OUR EFFORTS RESULTED IN THE FOLLOWING:
Locally Focused. Nationally Active.
25 STATES + DC
network span in the 2021-22 school year
schools and community sites in the 2021-22 school year
students reached in the 2021-22 school year
We Need You in the Fight for Educational Equity
At Communities In Schools, we empower all students, regardless of race, gender, zip code, or socio-economic background, to realize their greatest potential in school and beyond. Together we are building a powerful change movement made up of peers, students, and alumni committed to building an equitable path to education for future generations.
Communities In Schools Announces Unprecedented Investment from Ballmer Group of Up to $165 Million to Expand Student Support Model to 1,000 New Public Schools Nationwide
The Ballmer Group investment will establish a fund to help schools across the country reduce inequities in education and will allow CIS to scale its model of integrated student supports directly into schools, helping students overcome obstacles in their paths to achieve their dreams.
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