Langley: Relationships matter in graduating kids

langley-cynthia1When you factor in the cost of educating each child, last year Carroll County lost a $1.7 million investment when 216 kids did not graduate high school, according to Cynthia Langley, executive director of the local Communities in Schools organization.

Langley spoke to the Rotary Club of Carrollton this week to update the club on the latest accomplishments CIS has made in Carroll County. CIS has a presence at two locations in the county at this time – the Carrollton City Schools Performance Learning Center and Villa Rica High School.

Even though the graduation rate in the county has improved as compared to the state average of… [read more]