More than one million kids will fail to graduate from high schools across the United States this year.
The reasons are many. Some kids are hungry. Some don’t have a safe way to get to school. Some are homeless.
All of these challenges add up to one tragic outcome: too many kids are dropping out, and missing out on the lifelong opportunities made possible by education.
But there is a solution. Based directly inside schools throughout the country, Communities In Schools connects students and their families to critical educational and community-based resources. By building one-on-one relationships with children in need, staff tailors support to remove student’s specific barriers to an education.
Focusing on the individual student is working – 99% of students who work directly with CIS staff stay in school.
Our kids deserve a chance to succeed. Stand with Communities In Schools and Pledge to Help End the Dropout Crisis!
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