Foster Youth First Star Academy in Action: Rowan University
Saturday mornings on college campuses are typically quiet, but as I walk into Science Hall at Rowan University in Glassboro, N.J., I am bombarded with shouting and commotion. The controlled chaos throughout the room is a product of the First Star Rowan Academy, a college-prep program for foster youth, designed to help students reach academic and personal success.
Foster Youth College-Prep Program Taps into University Resources, Generates Success
The floors are freshly polished, classroom doors opened and schedules printed. The beginning of each school year brings promises of what lies ahead. For many high school students this means moving onto college after graduation.