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Statewide award recipient Lynda McGee was praised for her efforts to get low-income students into college. She says that some students should try to attend college away from home to have a better shot at finishing in four years.
A shortage of school counselors has hampered efforts to serve students. But additional funding and a growing state focus on college and career preparation – and a new push from the First Lady – are translating to additional resources and more attention to counselors' role.