The Impact of Teacher Stress on Kids and Communities

Teaching is one of the most difficult careers there is, with the never-ending workload, student needs, public expectations, and low pay. Although most teachers enter the profession with a yearning to leave an impact on the next generation, sometimes, this fire may not be enough. In fact, stress was the number one reason behind teachers quitting […]

A Moment of Choice

by Rey Saldaña, President and CEO of Communities In Schools As of March 2021, more than 250,000 students in Texas were missing from school. In Florida, the number is close to 90,000. The total across the country is estimated at three million. These students have not attended school since the beginning of the pandemic, not […]

At school, at home, or in between, kids need you as they head back to class.

Across the network, districts and educators are finalizing back-to-school plans, many with online options for students. Each district, and in some communities each school, has its unique strategy for bringing together students and education. Simultaneously, Communities In Schools (CIS) of Mid-America has revamped our remote work plan for Site Coordinators and is prepared to serve […]