One student at a time

North Charleston Magazine, Summer 2016

Raised by her maternal grandparents, Jasmine is the oldest of three children. Her mother cycled in and out of jail, on and off drugs, and drifted in and out of her life. Jasmine’s irregular home life reflected poorly on her grades and attendance in high school. She is just one example of the nearly 12,000 students that Charleston’s Communities in Schools helps each year.

Communities in Schools is a nationwide network of passionate professionals working in public schools to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. Read more...