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Moving Up to the Big School - 6 Ways to Make it Work!

Welcome to the 9th Grade.  Your child has entered this brave new world and you are excited and terrified.  You want the best for your child; an easy transition, friends, success in class. 

But your child's chance of success is slim – 80% of children entering the 9th grade don’t have the knowledge or skills they need to graduate.

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Advocacy Alert: Learn more about the NC Budget

This opportunity comes from Children First/Communities In Schools and Together NC.

What's up with NC's budget cuts? Find out at NC's Worth It forum, Oct 2, 6:30 PM

If you want to better understand the impact of state budget cuts to our community and what can be done to restore investments in education, health, safety, and envirnoment then join Children First/CIS and Together NC at the NC's Worth It forum on October 2nd.
 

Can We Agree to Work Together? 5 Ways to Align

There are national education grants for school systems to improve student success.  There are national neighborhood grants for districts to improve families’ economic success.  There are national county and multi-county grants to improve people’s health conditions.  At times these efforts stumble over each other as they try to put together collaborations of the same handful of local institutions – but each effort has the potential to make a big difference and each requires agreement by those leading entities.  If we don’t change the way we work, we will get the same results we have always g

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2012 Loaned Executives in Training

A BIG Welcome to our newest crew of Loaned Executives! Left to right: Mark Collins, Don Mandelkorn, Charlotte Sommers, Barbara Daugherty, Paula Plott, Susan Andrew, Amanda Jay, Hope Snipes, Emily Palumbo and Heath Nettles.

 

This week is our version of boot camp - the week-long immersion into all things LIVE UNITED.  If you see them, and they are bleary eyed, you know why. 

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