The program is free for qualifying students in grades 6 through 12. Families must have internet access to use the video-conferencing program. A webcam is provided for free to families who do not have one.
FIU's STAND programs has a five-year track record working with more than 1,000 students in Miami-Dade County public schools and is now extending the services statewide.
For more information or to apply, visit the STAND website or call (305) 348-8313 to speak with project coordinator Jaife Gonzalez.