College Aid Proves Game Changer for Foster YouthFebruary 20, 2018 |
by Adolfo Guzman-Lopez
Advocates are trying to reach as many high school seniors in foster care as possible before a key financial aid deadline next month.
Xavier Mountain knows how important that outreach can be. Put into foster care at the age of two, by the time he graduated from high school in Stockton, California he knew he wanted to go to college but had no significant help from the adults around him.