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Liyjon DeSilva

CIS is so proud of our awesome CIS student who just graduated from Lee High School and has hit the news bigtime…Liyjon DeSilva! 249 more words

Communities In Schools Of Houston

Jackie McKinnon-McLean

Title: Dropout Prevention Specialist
Company: Hoke County Schools
Location: Raeford, NC United States

A 28-year veteran of the education industry, Jackie McKinnon-McLean has always enjoyed working with young people. 378 more words


Connect! (Part 2): Harnessing the 4 Motivations that Drive Human Behavior

I (Arlyn) recently spoke with an alternative education teacher who told me how her school can predict when a new student will have negative outburst. She told me, “Three weeks, pretty much to the day, is when they’ll act out. 575 more words


Connect! (The Best Way To Help Students Succeed)

One of my (Arlyn’s) five children had a rather low GPA when he was in high school, relative to his capacity (and much to his parents’ constant dismay). 622 more words


Engaging Students through Service-Learning

By Amy Meuers, Chief Operating Officer

In Chicago, nearly 40,000 youth between the ages of 15 and 20 and approximately 97,000 youth ages 16 to 24 are high school dropouts. 520 more words