11th August 2011 by
An article by Kelly Urban of the Johnstown Tribune-Democrat featuring the Proctor & Gamble give EDUCATION campaign.
11th August 2011 by
Letters: the recidivists are dropouts
11th July 2011 by
Communities In Schools of the Lehigh Valley had named Timothy Mulligan as the new executive director.
8th June 2011 by
Three Dauphin County school districts, including two with the highest truancy rates, have been approved for a program designed to reduce absenteeism.
6th May 2011 by
HARRISBURG, PA – May 4, 2011-- Community leaders from Harrisburg, Steelton, and Highspire Communities came together on Monday to discuss the new Communities That Care initiative: an evidence-based prevention initiative funded by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.
6th May 2011 by
In an effort hosted by Communities In Schools of Pennsylvania and funded by Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Deliquency (PCCD), the Greater Harrisburg and Steelton and Highspire Communities have been selected as the most recent Pennsylvania community to join in the Communities That Care initiative, an internationally recognized, evidence-based prevention planning effort.
13th April 2011 by
Five-year evaluation is critical reminder of need to address Pennsylvania's dropout crisis
HARRISBURG, Pa., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Communities In Schools of Pennsylvania (CISPA), an affiliate of the nation's largest dropout-prevention organization, today announced the results of a five-year evaluation that ranks Communities In Schools (CIS) as the most effective dropout-prevention organization in America. ICF International, one of the nation's leading social-science evaluation firms, conducted the evaluation.
28th February 2011 by
WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Largest and Most Comprehensive Evaluation of Dropout Prevention Programs Ever Completed Communities In Schools, the nation's leading organization dedicated to empowering students to stay in school and achieve in life, today released the results of a five-year comprehensive longitudinal evaluation, conducted by one of the nation's foremost social science evaluation firms. Click through to read the full story.
15th February 2011 by
ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Communities In Schools, the nation's leading organization dedicated to empowering students to stay in school and achieve in life, applauds President Obama's 2012 Budget for its continued investment in better education for all of America's children while still living within our means. Click through to read the article.
2nd February 2011 by
Communities in Schools of Pennsylvania President and State Director, Nathan Mains, applauds Allentown School District Superintendent for bringing the dropout issue to the public's attention. Click through to read the article.
26th January 2011 by
Statement by Communities In Schools President Daniel Cardinali
Arlington, Va. - Communities In Schools applauds President Obama for reaffirming in the State of the Union address that every child deserves a chance to succeed. The President called out the nation's dropout rate as a barrier to our prosperity and security. We agree. In communities across the country we are partnering with local elected officials, school superintendents, principals and teachers to reform failing schools, and close the achievement gap.
3rd January 2011 by
President and State Director of Communities In Schools of Pennsylvania has had an Op-Ed published in The York Dispatch titled: Helping Students Stay in Schools Helps us All. Click through to read the article.
21st December 2010 by
I would like to thank the Harrisburg Young Professionals for its recent Date Night Charity. The function raised $10,000 for Communities in Schools Pennsylvania.
7th December 2010 by
Communities In Schools of Pennsylvania has added a new affiliate, Communities In Schools of the Capital Region.
12th November 2010 by
Join Harrisburg Young Professionals at Level 2 in Harrisburg November 12 from 7:00-9:00 PM for their 2nd annual Charity Date Auction to benefit Communities In Schools of Pennsylvania. More information available at http://www.hyp.org/event/charity-date-auction-benefiting-communities-schools-pa.
1st October 2010 by
Communities In Schools Spotlights Unsung Heroes AT&T Commits $1.5 million to Bring More of These “Heroes” to High Needs Schools
Arlington, VA - Communities In Schools, the leading organization dedicated to empowering students to stay in school and achieve in life, today announced the five winners of the “Unsung Heroes” award, a nationwide competition underwritten by AT&T*.
22nd September 2010 by
Communities In Schools was recognized by TIME Magazine in its Annual National Service Issue as one of the organizations through which working adults can lend a hand in public education. In the September 20 issue, on newsstands now, Communities In Schools joins only four other national organizations in earning this mention.
Communities in Schools believes every child needs and deserves these "Five Basics."