SPREAD THE WORD! CALIFORNIA DREAM ACT APPLICATION DEADLINE—MARCH 2
HELP UNDOCUMENTED STUDENTS RECEIVE FINANCIAL AID FOR COLLEGE
The California Department of Education (CDE) and the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) are hearing troubling reports that fear among undocumented students has kept many from filling out an application for the California Dream Act, which allows undocumented students to receive state financial aid. Applications for the California Dream Act are down significantly compared to the same time last year. For that reason, we believe it is important for all educators to remind students and their parents about the importance of filling out a California Dream Act application, which could open the door to a college education for many deserving students, and to remind them of the deadline, which is , .
Students need to be reassured that the CSAC will take all available legal precautions to protect this information. The information provided via the California Dream Act Application is used solely to determine eligibility for state financial aid and is not shared with any other governmental agency.
CA Dream Act Application Deadline is March 2 - Letters (CA Dept of Education):