Chantel needed a support team, so we surrounded her with mentors to help her stay on track for graduation. One mentor even joined her for college orientation. Today she’s a soon-to-be college graduate, studying at the University of North Carolina
Jaiquan and Mrs. Brown: Building trust in Thomasville As a fourth-grader at Liberty Drive Elementary School in Thomasville, Jaiquan Clay found himself in the school office nearly every day because of behavioral problems, and received an in-school or out-of-school suspension
Quintin felt like no one cared and was acting out his pain at school, then he met his Communities In Schools support team. They taught him to focus on the future. Now he says, “Don’t just settle for less, settle
Communities In Schools is a support team for success Walking down the hallway was always a challenge for sixth-grader Delilah Jones. Locker doors slamming, snickers emerging from a group in the corner. Delilah felt like the loneliest girl in the
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Learning fractions can be tough — especially if you have missed nearly a month of school. To a fifth grader like Makayla, it felt like she was always trying to catch up. School was simply too much. Makayla wasn’t missing
Student Support Specialist Nelyssa Crews changed the picture of education for Jerail. It started with improving his attendance — getting him to class each day, and on time. Then, she watched him flourish.
To many, Trevor was just another angry kid who would either barely make it through school with multiple absences or drop out because of poor behavior. Ms. Scott, a Communities In Schools (CIS) student support specialist, saw a student with