CIS a Finalist in Chamber Awards


May 15, 2014 - CIS a Finalist in Chamber Awards

TARRANT COUNTY – Communities In Schools of Greater Tarrant County was recognized as a finalist in the Best Workplaces for Women Awards hosted by the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce and Women Influencing Business...  Read more...

August 21, 2013 - Demand Increases by 23% to Support At-Risk Students


August 21, 2013 - Demand Increases by 23% to Support At-Risk Students

TARRANT COUNTY Over 8,000 students per year leave school without a high school diploma in Tarrant County. Only seven in ten students entering the ninth grade graduate. Fighting the school-dropout rate continues to be one of Tarrant County's top priorities – and one of its most challenging problems. Read more...

Stepping up for a Cause


August 22, 2012 - Stepping up for a Cause

TARRANT COUNTY – When Fort Worth City Council member Danny Scarth was asked to volunteer as a 'Sole Man' at Communities In Schools' first annual Wine, Women & Shoes event, he thought...   Read more...

Research Proves Communities In Schools Directly Benefits Local Economy


May 29, 2012 - Research Proves Communities In Schools Directly Benefits Local Economy

TARRANT COUNTY – An economic impact study performed by Economic Modeling Specialists, Inc. (EMSI) demonstrates that Communities In Schools’ dropout prevention and intervention programs have meaningful societal and economical impacts, including increased graduation rates and an $13.30 economic benefit for the Tarrant County community for every dollar invested in CIS.  Read more...