CIS is a private, nonprofit organization that connects resources from public and private sectors with at-risk students. We utilize the power of partnerships to serve students, schools and communities.
Too many young people are failing in our public schools today - and Florida has one of the highest dropout rates and lowest literacy rates in the nation. Schools alone cannot solve the complex and diverse problems faced by today's youth.
The mission of Communities In Schools is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.
Daring to Dream: Graduating to a More Hopeful Future
Blog post by Communities In Schools President Dan Cardinali, who writes regularly for The Huffington Post. View Full Article »
Keeping Kids in School
Stanford Social Innovation Review Profiles Communities In Schools.
This three-minute video explains how the Common Core State Standards will help students achieve at high levels and help them learn what they
need to know to get to graduation and beyond.
Making A Difference
Communities In Schools (CIS) is changing the lives of 1.25 million children each year. For every one of our success stories, there are dozens of
young people who need the help that CIS provides. You can make a difference – donate, advocate, or volunteer today!
Site Coordinator Spotlight
Bobby Valcin, Site Coordinator in Palm Beach County, received CIS' 2012 Unsung Heroes Award in recognition of his work and the difference he is
making in the lives of students.