Georgia's home-schooled students seek admissions equality

...standards for state universities is more difficult for those with home-based educations."You don't have a guidance counselor to help you. Many have to do their research on their own, which is hard," Corbin said. "Some schools have...

High school grads missing out on billions in Pell Grant funds

...sooner the students can apply for Pell Grants, the better chance they have of getting the funds they need."Guidance counselors in Richmond County have made this strategy a central part of outreach campaigns.Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School...

Coffee table books open windows to worlds of fashion, music, culture, more

...feel about their beauty and how they feel the world sees them. From Lupita Nyong'o to Toni Gaskins, a school guidance counselor in the Bronx. Amistad, $35.Who We Be: The colorization of America, by Jeff Chang: A close examination...

Online resources cater to high schoolers studying college options

...college and maybe visiting a guidance counselor. Data crunchers hope to help...credits her parents, a good guidance counselor and a company called AcceptU...schools where there might be one guidance counselor for as many as 1,000 students...

Grad rates show improvement by local school systems

...on work or receive remediation so they stay on track for graduation."It was just a huge team effort from our guidance counselors, to our teachers in the classroom to our students," he said. "I really tip my hat to the students as well...

Richmond County school safety officers begin annual training

...a little more time to dedicate to an individual student," he said. "Sometimes they might not want to go the guidance counselor or they may not want to go to the principal. In many occasions, I find myself to be the confidant of many students...

Family traces father's emotional journey on, after D-Day

...died on March 7, 1969, when I was a sophomore in college and my sisters were still at home. Our mother was a guidance counselor at our high school.None of us had a clue what Daddy really did in the war, beyond the fact he had earned two...

Fox Creek graduates stand tall together

...a ceremony at Aiken Technical College, 83 seniors graduated Thursday evening."What a great group," senior guidance counselor Diane Smiley said. "The theme for this class was 'unforgettable,' and I believe that's the perfect way to...

Best & Brightest: Joshua Cooper, Aquinas High School

...success. He pushes himself intellectually and constantly strives to improve upon his previous accomplishments ... What sets Josh apart, however, is his willingness to share his talents with others." ? Tara Garrison, Aquinas guidance counselor

Best & Brightest: Katrina Petersen, Academy of Richmond County

...strives to improve the world around her through her actions and service. She has the desire, the ability and the internal motivation to achieve all her life goals." ? Mrs. Peggy L. Grant, guidance counselor, Academy Richmond County