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More than 20,000 Denton and Wise County public school students are in at-risk situations for failure and of dropping out of school. With the help of Communities in Schools of North Texas (CISNT), part of the nation's largest dropout prevention network, many will beat the odds this year and stay in school. CISNT, a non-profit administered through guidelines by the Texas Education Agency(TEA), is part of an innovative national approach established to combat the dropout problem.More
We deeply believe that programs don't change lives, relationships do. In fact, that statement was originally made by Communities In Schools founder, Bill Milliken.
In the book, The Last Dropout, written by Communities In Schools founder Bill Milliken, our dropout prevention model of placing one CIS professional in a school with a high population of at-risk students is explained in easy to understand detail.More