Walmart Back To School Drive

In preparation for the upcoming school year, Communities In Schools (CIS) of Georgia once again is partnering… [more]

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Change The Picture

Kids drop out of school for countless reasons.  Meet some who didn't. Communities In Schools of Georgia… [more]

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Making It Happen

  Preparing for college can be viewed as a daunting task.  For students, some who will be the… [more]

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New Leadership

July 24, 2014
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Communities In Schools (CIS) of Georgia announced that Carol F. Lewis has been selected to lead the organization following the retirement of founding president, Neil Shorthouse, effective on August 1, 2014. Lewis is a 20 year veteran of CIS, having most recently served the past five years as Chief Operating Officer at CIS of Georgia. She has […]

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Summer Events

June 27, 2014
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With summer in full swing, Communities In Schools (CIS) of Georgia is providing you with three easy ways to get involved and help make a difference for at-risk students in your community. July 14 – August 15 – Walmart Back to School Drive Last year we collected over 13,000 school-related items and look to surpass […]

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Making a Difference – One Student at a Time

May 22, 2014
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  As the foundation of the Communities In Schools (CIS) Model, site coordinators work daily to provide support to at-risk students struggling to find success in school.  Based in the school, the site coordinator acts as a convener who helps students with academic and non-academic needs to ensure classroom progress, social development and success. Tara […]

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School Superintendents Endorse CIS

May 16, 2014
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During the recent Georgia School superintendents Association spring conference, Communities In Schools provided an overview regarding how CIS provides dropout solutions through its cost efficient integrated student support services implemented through the CIS Model.  The model uses hard data (through research and evaluation) and soft skills (provided by site coordinators) to help school districts reduce […]

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