Change the Picture

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Students Gain Marketable Skills

Connecting at-risk students to community resources can provide exposure to career opportunities, while… [more]

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SAM Regional Winners

The Student Achievement Month (SAM) regional winners were recently announced for the annual contest. … [more]

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AT&T Supports CIS

March 25, 2014
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With the goal of improving graduation rates, AT&T has donated more than $150,000 to CIS of Georgia and local affiliates.  CIS of Coweta is the latest recipient of $60,000 to support the work of a site coordinator at East Coweta High School starting in the 2014-15 school year.  Site coordinators, based in schools, act as […]

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Report Validates CIS’ Work

March 12, 2014
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Child Trends, a national research nonprofit, released a new report affirming the effectiveness and cost efficiency of Communities In Schools and its Integrated Student Supports (ISS) programs aimed at improving graduation rates. CIS, which is the largest provider of ISS in the country, uses a data-driven model that helps. ISS programs in Georgia include whole-school […]

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Work-Based Learning Helps Students Get a Head Start

February 25, 2014
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CIS Performance Learning Centers ® (PLCs) are small high schools that provide non-conventional learning options for students not succeeding in the traditional high school setting.  PLCs require students to have an Individual Development Plan (IDP).  Whether students will be attending college or entering the work force, their individual plans are strengthened as they are exposed […]

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A Day of Service

January 22, 2014
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Communities In Schools (CIS) of Milledgeville/Baldwin County partnered with the Georgia College GIVE Center to host a Day of Service clean-up project on January 20th in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  The project focused on school beautification at three schools served by CIS: Creekside Elementary, Eagle Ridge Elementary and the Early Learning Center. […]

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