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Surrounding students with a community of support

empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.
In the U.S., approximately 1 in 6 children under the age of 18 live in poverty, shouldering more than they should have to. Communities In Schools of Mid-America works directly inside schools, building relationships that equip students to succeed inside and outside the classroom.

Even During Summer, We’re All In for Kids

It’s a great debate: Should students continue learning through the summer or take a break? While most young people are thrilled by the end of the school year, parents can find the shift challenging, and kids with emotional or developmental issues may have added pressures throughout the summer season. Studies show that while relaxation counts, […]

OUR STORIES

“I’ve changed from last year. I feel more in control now.”

“Sam started this school year a little rough and was constantly in the focus room for poor behavior choices.”

“We don’t have to be blood to be brothers.”

“Teachers had become frustrated, sharing that they struggled to teach the kids because they couldn’t see the board.”

“I am so thankful for everything you did! Thank you for being there and going above and beyond us!”

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