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There is something magical in celebrating anniversaries. A school like CCS that has defied the odds — and whose students have defied the odds — is a treasure trove of stories. To celebrate this anniversary throughout the year, CCS is sharing a weekly series of e-mails that it calls “50 Stories for 50 Years.” To […]
Some of the stories from CCS take place outside of the classroom. After all, the way we help children is not limited to academics. Children need to be cared for physically and emotionally, and they need stability in their lives in order to succeed in school. This story started several years ago with a father, […]
Not every story at CCS is an obvious success — even we admit that, but this one will touch your heart as it did ours. We received a call one day from a counselor at a prison. The counselor explained that she had been working with an inmate for several years and over that […]
“I can still remember the student who stood right up from her seat in the classroom and gave me the hug that melted me on the spot,” she says. “No amount of talking with the adults could change my mind, but that little girl did.”