Alliance 2019 Breakout Session Join Cal-SOAP Los Angeles to learn how high school students can begin preparing to fulfill their post-secondary goals. They will discuss financial aid opportunities, as well as explore college resources available to first generation students. A panel of current college students will discuss their experiences navigating higher education. This breakout session will take place on November 21, 2019 at the Alliance Summit & Excellence In Parent Engagement Awards at the Millennium Biltmore in […]

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Transition to College Coming to 1st Generation Students and their Families!

Families In Schools (FIS) is thrilled to announce that due to the generous support of The Kresge Foundation FIS will be developing and implementing Transition to College a parent curriculum that will help address the transition of low-income and immigrant students from high school to college. The need for a Transition to College program is supported by statistics demonstrating low college persistence rates among low-income, first-generation college goers. In 2011, the Pell Institute reported that […]

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