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Feeling like she didn’t fit in, DeeAndra struggled to find her place in school. As a result, her motivation
was low and her attendance was suffering. Najee from Communities In Schools became her cheerleader,
helping DeeAndra see that she was capable of much more. Within one year, her attendance went from
59% to 89%. She’s now an honor roll student, working toward her long-term goal of becoming a
cardiothoracic surgeon. There are millions of at-risk kids like DeeAndra who need a caring adult to help
them stay in school and succeed in life.
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