EMSI recently partnered with Communities In Schools, the nation’s leading dropout prevention organization, to produce a cost-benefit model that assesses the economic impact of CIS’ operations.
CIS just released the study. As part of the unveiling, Elaine Wynn, Chair of the National Board of CIS, and Dan Cardinali, President of CIS, appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe news segment (@morning_joe) to discuss the study.
You can learn more and download the report on its website.
Here is a more thorough description of the project:
Communities In Schools contracted with EMSI to specify its economic and social returns to society through a rigorous third-party investment analysis. The purpose of this important next step is to quantify the return on investment of Communities In Schools’ 113 high school-serving affiliates in its network to taxpayers, businesses, and students. The analysis also shows the economic benefits when local affiliates go from implementing parts of the Communities In Schools model in some of their high schools to full implementation in all of their high schools.