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Boonville R-1 School District Receives State Funding as the Initial Location for the Communities In Schools Missouri Small and Rural Schools Project Pilot

Boonville, MO – Communities In Schools of Mid-America (CIS of Mid-America) and Boonville R-1 School District are pleased to announce that two Boonville schools, Hannah Cole Primary School and Laura Speed Elliott Middle School, will be the first two schools to have Communities In Schools programs as part of a new Communities In Schools Missouri […]

Community Outreach Event to Inspire Crossroads Preparatory Students

Kansas City, MO – Communities In Schools (CIS) is the nation’s largest and most effective dropout prevention organization. CIS of Mid-America, an affiliate of the national organization, provides support services to more than 35,000 students located in Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, and Oklahoma. On March 25, CIS of Mid-America will host “Motivational Monday”, where various women […]

Communities In Schools of Mid-America Expands Supports Offered at Middle Schools

Lawrence, KS – Starting in August 2018, Communities In Schools of Mid-America began offering an enhanced mentoring program at several of its middle schools. This program, called the Developmental Relationships Project (DRP), will pilot the Search Institute’s Developmental Framework. This framework identifies five elements, expressed in 20 specific actions, which make relationships powerful in young […]