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Communities in Schools: Aspire Coleman site visit

CISTN Aspire Coleman site visit

Communities In Schools of Tennessee at Memphis serves nearly 10,000 students in 20 schools within the Achievement School District and Shelby County Schools. Using a #continuousimprovement model, CISTN helps support struggling students and their families with wrap-around, direct intervention services.

CISTN and Aspire Coleman School opened its doors to visitors interested in learning more about the CISTN model.

To learn more about Communities in Schools, visit their website at

Dialing for Students: Celebrity Night

Local “celebrities” will take time next week to help raise awareness of the importance of regular school attendance as part of a week-long, community wide effort to help decrease chronic absenteeism throughout Shelby County.

More than 20 elected officials, television personalities, athletes and distinguished community members will gather together at the Shelby County Schools Parent Welcome Center on Monday, July 25, to call on households with school-aged children to discuss the consequences of school absences and help address any barriers or ….

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Crawfish Retreat 2016!

FAFSA Goal Weekend!

FAFSA Goal Weekend is finally here, and it is time to make sure all students get the help they need to secure the resources for college.

FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Aid, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the country.

Beginning today, and running through Super Bowl Sunday, Memphis Talent Dividend, along with community partners, is hosting 7 events around Memphis and Shelby County to provide hands on assistance to those wishing to complete the FAFSA.

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