Student Success Funding Formula for California Community Colleges

June 14, 2018 #InvestInSuccess #InvestInMe #StudentCentered We have an opportunity before us to ensure community colleges invest in student success. A #StudentCentered funding formula will help prioritize student equity by providing additional resources based on enrollment of low-income and underrepresented students. The Governor’s proposal provides additional funding to colleges that increase the success of low-income students. This is vital to ensuring current and future students not only gain access to our community colleges but ultimately succeed […]

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The Close The Gap by 2023 Resolution was unanimously passed by the LAUSD Board!

Close The Gap by 2023 Resolution Statement from Families In Schools June 13, 2018 Yesterday, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board of Education voted in favor of the “Realizing the Promise for All: Close the Gap by 2023” resolution, co-authored by Board President Monica Garcia and Board Member Richard Vladovic. The resolution was vigorously supported by Communities for Los Angeles Student Success (CLASS), a coalition of education stakeholders, that includes Families In Schools, […]

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Transition to College Program Evaluation

Have you heard about Transition to College? The Kresge Foundation and Families In Schools are making it possible for school and agency staff across the nation to attend a free two day family engagement curriculum training – Transition to College. Transition to College is a six-week program that helps address the transition of low-income and first-generation students from high school to college. The program is designed to enhance parents’ ability to support their child’s last year in high school and the […]

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Statement on Incoming LAUSD Superintendent

May 1, 2018 | Sandy Mendoza, Director of Advocacy, Families In Schools Families In Schools looks forward to working with newly appointed Superintendent Austin Beutner.  We are eager to support efforts that ensure an equitable and quality education is accessible to all students. Parents need to feel confident that this Superintendent will listen to their concerns and collaborate with them in authentic ways that demonstrate he is a leader for all, not for some. We […]

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