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Supports

Say Yes is more than scholarships! Say Yes Buffalo carries out its work on several fronts that affect young people and their families—academic readiness, social and emotional supports, and health and well-being.

About Supports

​It takes a community to provide supports needed to help students graduate from high school and be successful in their post-secondary educations. Say Yes Guilford will build supports to help students every step of the way, from kindergarten readiness through earning a college degree or certificate.

Currently, we’re assessing the types of support that students need at every stage. Over the next five years, Say Yes to Education will invest $15 million to fund critical supports that will help students — from preschool through college — succeed. In other Say Yes to Education communities, supports include tutoring, after-school programs, summer programs, medical care, counseling and legal assistance. In addition, Say Yes to Education invests in building capacity in our community, as well as technology.

Implementation of programs and supports will start during the 2015-16 school year.

Supports to Afford College Expenses

​The Guilford County Schools system is putting in place supports to help students and families figure out how to best manage the full cost of college. Room and board, books and fees may be covered by other grants and scholarships, student loans and/or family contributions. Some students may also be eligible for small opportunity grants that help lower income students afford to live on campus.

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