Children in foster care can move schools at least one or twice in a year and it can be tough on their academic progress.
Last month, six local foster care students received their high school diplomas. An in-person graduation reception is scheduled for later this month.
Ti’Aysia, 20, is ready is ready to embark on the next chapter of her life.
“I feel like I can do anything I put my mind to. I worked really hard to get that far.”
When she was 17, she entered she entered foster care with only three high school credits. At the time, she was also pregnant of her son Tristan, who is now 3.
“He motivates me to get up and do what I want and- do what I need to do so he can have a better future,” she said…