When we holistically address students’ needs with tailored, coordinated and sustained supports, we break down immediate and systemic barriers to create and sustain equitable outcomes. Dr. Mark Emblidge and Dr. Dan Domenech shared how the CIS-VA network is providing critical supports to students during extraordinary times in this Richmond Times-Dispatch opinion article.
With an estimated three million students in the US disengaged from school, the road to recovery for our schools will be a long one. Communities In Schools ® President and CEO Rey Saldaña and Shaquille O’Neal share from personal experience why ensuring equity in education will take more than reopening buildings.
In an opinion article published in the Virginian-Pilot, Dr. Hope Sinclair and Wendy Hosick highlight the critical role CIS of Hampton Roads site coordinators play in supporting and empowering students.