Francisco Miguel Araiza, Contributor at Next100

Michael Elsen-Rooney of Chalkbeat New York covered New York City’s new College Choice initiative which will provide up to $15,000 for uncovered tuition. Students will also receive a $60 daily stipend to cover food, clothing, transportation and other expenses. He spoke with Chantal Hinds to share her thoughts on the new initiative:

“… ‘anything that can help students close gaps financially when it comes to college is helpful.’ But she cautioned that there’s still a lot of work to do supporting students in foster care through the K-12 education system to ensure students make it to high school graduation in the first place.”

Read the full article from Chalkbeat New York here.