Dual-enrollment program expands at Augusta Tech

...program, which requires students meet all Augusta Tech's admission guidelines and be referred by their high school guidance counselor.Inari said she is currently taking four core classes ? economy, math, English and psychology ? and that she...

Victim of deadly Charleston church shooting remembered in fifth funeral held at site of attack

...on my watch."Thompson's daughter, Denise Quarles, said the former public school teacher and middle school guidance counselor loved to tell stories."A quick phone call was never a quick phone call," she said.Friends and family said...

SC teachers in grade-change probe

...Cynthia McBride had a student's grades changed last week. According to the letter, the two officials directed a guidance counselor at the school to change a student-athlete's grades from "failure due to absences" to passing grades. Turner...

Hephzibah Middle School aims to remain competitive, adds programs

...wraparound services" and offer pupils help with their studies, the school hired two assistant principals and two guidance counselors."Our test scores match most of the higher performing schools in our area. To make sure we keep that up, we're...

Students do restoration work on old rides

...high school student in South Williamsport, Pa., Jay Rhoads wanted to work on classic cars for a living. But his guidance counselor told him to consider auto restoration as a hobby, not a career.Rhoads took her advice. He joined the National Guard...

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...

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...

Best & Brightest: Stephanie Munie, Aquinas High School

...is ambitious and humble, confident and at the same time appreciative of her gifts and talents, and never too busy to offer a genuine hello or lend a hand to others." ? Tara Garrison, M.S. guidance counselor, Aquinas High School

School officials bemoan lack of college tracking

...schools use college fairs, guidance counselors, campus visits and other strategies...came along, junior/senior guidance counselor Regina Thompson had to balance...Cross Creek High School guidance counselor Ame Holmes said she tries to...