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The ABCs of Education Law: Communities in Schools North Carolina (“CISNC”)

Ensuring that your child receives the education they are entitled to is one of the paramount, and in some cases, complicated, responsibilities of a parent or guardian. It can difficult to do when your child is facing challenges at school. One no profit organization in our state that has been helping students and their families address school related challenges is Communities in Schools North Carolina.



What is Communities in Schools North Carolina?

Communities in Schools North Carolina (CISNC) is the state affiliate of the national nonprofit organization Communities in Schools. CISNC operates in schools throughout the state, partnering with local communities, businesses, and organizations to help students succeed. Their mission is to empower students to stay in school and achieve in life, by surrounding them with a community of support.


How Can Communities in Schools Help Students?

Communities in Schools works with students to create a personalized plan for success, which includes academic support, mentoring, and counseling. They provide students with access to tutors,mentors and other school-based resources to help them stay on track and achieve their goals. CISNC also helps students develop life skills, such as goal setting, time management, and self-advocacy, which can help them overcome challenges and succeed in school.


How Can Communities in Schools Help Parents?

Communities in Schools also provides support to parents and families. CISNC offers parent education programs and resources to help parents become more involved in their child’s education. They also provide access to community resources, such as health care, food banks, and housing assistance, to help families meet their basic needs.


How Can Communities in Schools Help Schools?

Communities in Schools works with schools to identify and address the specific needs of students. They work with teachers and other school staff to provide support and resources to help students stay on track and succeed. CISNC also provides training and professional development to educators, helping them to better understand the challenges students face and how best to support them.


Communities in Schools North Carolina is an organization that is dedicated to helping students succeed in school and in life. Their personalized approach to education, which includes academic support, mentoring, and counseling, helps students overcome challenges and achieve their goals. CISNC also provides support to parents and schools, creating a community of support that helps students thrive. If you are looking for resources to support your child’s education, consider reaching out to Communities in Schools North Carolina.

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