Communities In Schools offers support for Elgin students Posted in: News After receiving a substantial grant this past spring, student support organization Communities In Schools will begin working in Elgin ISD starting this fall. Communities In Schools is a national nonprofit organization with a local central Texas affiliate. The organization provides on-campus support for students and families by connecting personally with at-risk and struggling students and creating a service plan based on their individual needs. These services could include counseling, tutoring, mentoring or more, all with the goal of helping students succeed in school. In March, Communities In Schools received a $13 million grant funded by biopharmaceutical company AbbVie to expand their program ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!