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Crying Over Coco

November 13, 2012
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If you know Coco, you’ll get a chuckle out of this Top 10 list that Pam Kingery wrote and read recently at Coco Cook’s retirement party. If you don’t know...

Cast Your Vote For Kids

November 6, 2012
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Remember to vote today! As Dr. Pierce said, “This may be the most important vote of your lifetime. This is a big choice. Really big. It ranks up there with...

Lights On Or Lights Off? You Decide.

October 25, 2012

Last week, our CIS students—along with students who benefit from nearly 8,000 afterschool programs—called attention to the importance of out-of-school structured activities as part of a nation-wide advocacy event called,...

I Have The Scars To Prove It

October 8, 2012
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Today’s guest blogger is Bethany Clay A video has gone viral recently. In it, a LaCrosse anchorwoman shares an email she received from a viewer in which he berates her for...

Million Dollar Machine

September 24, 2012

The below guest post comes from Emily Kobza, Director of Development for Communities In Schools of Kalamazoo. Two weeks ago I found myself in Chicago at the International Manufacturing & Technology...

About This Blog

August 30, 2012
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This blog is a journey. Here we will share insights, challenges and successes of one communities’ response to confronting the drop out crisis. Ultimately, this blog shines the light on...