All Access – News for Members
If you know a teen who will be a high school junior or senior this fall, you know a teen who should be thinking about the college application process this summer. As former head counselor in Georgia’s DeKalb County Schools, I saw 95 percent of my advisees go to college, so I know the difference early college planning can make. It allows students to break the application process into manageable chunks and eliminates the pressure of having to do everything all at once.
Terry Grier, Superintendent of Houston Independent School District and College Board Trustee reflects on the challenges and successes of expanding college access and opportunies for students in his district. He discusses the district's new EMERGE program: