Discuss the impact of community in a school


Community is a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristics in common. It is commonly considered as social unit (a group of people) who have the same thing in common such as norms, values, identity and often a sense of place that is situated in a given geographical area example, a village, town or neighbourhood.
School is an institution disigned to provide learning space and learning environment for teaching of students under the direction of teachers. Communities in school involves the organization of school, boards, students, teacher, parents etc. with the same aims. The following are the impacts of communities in school as explained below.
It has been shown to help at risk students stay in school and graduate. In 2011, communities in school realised the results of the most comprehensive evaluation of a dropout preventation organization over conducted. After 5 years of rigorous study, the result demonstrate that ‘CIS’ model of integrated student services in unique in having positive effect on both reducing dropout rate and increasing graduation rates.
Increase probability of student transition into post secondary education and training, which will again increase lifetime earning and tax revenue. Also u better understanding of the integrated program and services provided by CIS is explained in ‘communities’ in schools and mode of integrated student services.
Improved health, the communities in school improves with condition of students. By facilitating cleaness and building of toilets, dispensary near the school.
Reduction in unemployment, also communities in schools provides employment opportunities to students after finishing their studies. The school boards choose same of the students to be employed as the teacher or servant at school.
Increase investment. As recipients of communities in school investments a parent age of these high schools graduates will leave the country labour force and affect the affiliates overall economic impact on labour and tax contribution.
Generally the paralyzing effects of the dropouts’ epidemic on individuals, families, society and the economy as a whole are well documented. Combating this problem has become the mission of many groups in the Unites States and one such national non-profit organization is communities in school. For the last 35 years CIS has become the national leader in school dropout prevention and intervation.






REFERENCES
Molitor, Chris and Duana Leigh. ‘Estimating the return to school’
Pollman, WA. By the authors, March 2001

Annie E. casey Foundation, Edna Mc cornell clark Foundation and capital one.
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