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The Texas State Center for P-16 Initiatives is providing free help for students needing to fill out their FAFSA (financial aid form) on Sundays from 2:00 to 5:00, on November 3rd, November 10th, and November 17th, at the San Marcos Public Library. Anybody, parent or student, who needs help filling out financial aid forms for a college application is welcome to drop-in during this time.
New research from Caminitos Collaborative faculty members Dr. Michelle Hamilton and Dr. Jennifer Ahrens: "Early Childhood Education, Jack Be Nimble and Jack Be Quick: Increasing Movement Competence in Childcare Settings"
About the Center for P-16 Initiatives at Texas State University
The mission of the Center for P-16 Initiatives at Texas State University is to improve college readiness and increase the level of educational attainment for underserved students in Central Texas through research, educational partnerships, and programs. The Caminitos Collaborative, our multi-disciplinary research approach, focuses on factors affecting prekindergarten education with an emphasis on early literacy, nutrition, and fine and gross motor skill development. This innovative, culturally responsive family-school-university research and programming partnership to support high-quality early childhood education annually puts more than 400 local children on the path to higher education.