Educator: Simple aid might encourage more students to apply to college

01/14/2009 | Arkansas Business

First-generation college students and their parents are often intimidated by the college application and financial-aid process, so high-school counselor Carla Choate is interested in Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe's proposal to simplify paperwork and expand aid for students. "If they didn't go to college themselves and this is their first child to go to college, it's pretty daunting," she said. "I think that more kids are eligible than apply. I just don't think they see themselves as doing it."

View Full Article in:

Arkansas Business

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director, Instructional Leadership
New Teacher Center
Chicago , IL
Director of Professional Services
Engaging Schools, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
Principal at Emerson Academy of Dayton
National Heritage Academies
Dayton, OH
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
Executive Director
Capitol Region Education Council (CREC)
Hartford, CT