AT&T Aspire invests in our students' futures
In addition to being the world's largest communications company, AT&T is committed to supporting their local communities, specifically with goals to raise high school graduation rates and prepare students for college and careers through their education initiative, AT&T Aspire.Read more
New Ed Trust West website highlights Cash for College as a Promising Practice for financial aid completion.
This new website tracks college financial aid application rates for California schools and districts. It uses US DOE data to publicly report the percentage of 12th graders who completed FAFSA and Cal Grant applications, and highlights promising practices that schools, districts, and community partners can use to increase financial aid access.Read more
With about 460,000 students in the CSU system, the number of those who have experienced homelessness, according to the study, totals about 46,000, and the number who worried about hunger totals about 105,800.
"The study’s estimates are based on 1,039 survey replies from 4,945 randomly selected students and more than 100 interviews with staff, faculty and administrators across the CSU system."Read more
Cash for College workshops connect students to financial aid
KPCC Staff Article, January 14, 2016
Through 800-plus free Cash for College workshops, the California Student Aid Commission is walking students and their parents through financial aid options to help connect families to state and federal aid dollars.Read more
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