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Embark News Campaign 38


This update includes news out of South Georgia State College and articles and information on FAFSA reform.

Embark News Campaign 37


This update includes information on subsequent year homeless status verification according to NAEHCY, in addition to several articles on college access for young people experiencing foster care and homelessness.

NAEHCY Webinar on Subsequent Year Determinations


This session will discuss the growing need of identifying and supporting unaccompanied homeless youth in college. The session will include an overview of the McKinney-Vento Act, College Cost Reduction and Access Act, as well as the recent GEN-Ed 15-16 Dear Colleague Letter clarifying the role of Financial Administrators when making homeless status determinations. Resources and best practices to support homeless students will be shared.  Webinar begins on August 31, 2015 at 3PM.  


Embark News Campaign 36


Campaign 36 covers new homeless subsequent year determination information, a new report from the Lumina Foundation and several news items for upcoming webinars.

Students experiencing homelessness qualifying as independent on the FAFSA


Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Education issued a Dear Colleague letter clarifying determinations for unaccompanied homeless youth for financial aid. It revises USED policy so that all applicants under age 24, including those who are 22 or 23 years old, and who are unaccompanied and homeless, or self-supporting and at risk of being homeless, qualify for a homeless youth determination and will be considered independent students. 

Embark News Campaign 35


Latest mailing form Embark Georgia includes news from Albany State on their visit to Washington DC, information on an upcoming webinar featuring NAEHCY's Cyekeia Lee and KSU's Marcy Stidum, and links to the new National Post Secondary Support Program Map from Michigan's Center for Fostering Success.  

Embark News Campaign 34


Embark Georgia profiles Darton State College, provides links to new infomration form the Children's Bureau Express and concludes with information on IDA accounts from Geogira Youth Opportunities Initiative.

Embark News Campaign 33


This Embark information summarizes financial aid information for homeless verification status.

Embark News Campaign 32


Campaign 32 includes an overview of the Kennesaw State CARE program.

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