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School transitions

The transition to school can be an exciting — yet stressful — time for parents, caregivers, and children. No matter if it's preschool or college, each school transition presents an opportunity for parents and caregivers to support their children and help to make the school transition a positive experience for their children.

The following resources can help you get started.

Applying for college?

Learn about the application process so you can support your child in this process.

FAFSA: Paying for higher education

Get information on what FAFSA is, and how it can help you open doors to funding for higher education.

Is my child ready for kindergarten?

Determine if your child is ready for kindergarten by asking yourself these simple questions.

Open doors with higher education

Access this program that helps immigrant Latino parents make informed decisions about post-secondary education.

The college transition

Get tips for how you can prepare to transition your child into college.

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