Back to School! The beginning of a new school year is usually a special time of year. Freshly sharpened pencils and un-scarred notebooks accompany new school shoes and back-to-school clothes. With this new start there are often promises of more disciplined study habits and improved grades.
TODAY, Santa Fe Public Schools begin the new school year with nine weeks of distance learning - students won't be walking through the hallways on the first day greeted by teachers and fac
The new school year is less than one week away. What is top of mind and top of heart as site coordinators get ready to welcome back students? Katrina Ortiz, Nava Elementary School Site Coordinator The longer we have remote learning, the more pronounced the inequities for students in our schools. Students who have a family member that work in an office, or have a job where they use a computer are likely to have the home support they need to connect digitally and navigate the o
Reflections from Jordan: "CIS has helped me a lot – there were a lot of people who didn’t believe in me – they didn’t think I would be able to graduate. One of them was my mom, but she didn’t mean it in that kind of way – she just thought school wasn’t for me."
"I am really glad I was able to find out about Communities In Schools because they did a lot for me – especially Sinte. I was at a place where my grades were really bad – and he was able to help me get straight and f
"There has never been a time when we need even more Communities In Schools (CIS) support than now. The equity gap has dramatically increased and CIS is the one thing that levels the playing field for students who are really struggling. We know that a lot of families are in a far worse economic situation than they were this past year. Having Communities In Schools staff with us at Nina Otero is a life saver." — Dr. Angelia Moore, Principal, Nina Otero Community School, July 20