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New Counselors Aim to Help Foster Care Children Make the Transition to College

During the last legislative session, lawmakers passed a bill to encourage each college and university in the state to have a Foster Care Liaison Officer. The idea is to create a smoother transition to higher education for foster care students who age out of the system. Alvin Community College recently appointed their first Foster Care […]

During the last legislative session, lawmakers passed a bill to encourage each college and university in the state to have a Foster Care Liaison Officer. The idea is to create a smoother transition to higher education for foster care students who age out of the system. Alvin Community College recently appointed their first Foster Care Liaison Officer.

We talk with Diana Stiles about her role and responsibilities.

MORE: Counselor Named College Foster Care Liaison (Alvin Community College, Dec. 14, 2015)

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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