Support Networks & Financial Aid
Adventures In Education ws developed to help students plan and complete their journey through higher education. By providing free resources to students, parents, counselors, and educators, AIE encourages individuals to discover and pursue educational opportunities.
Florida maintains a clearinghouse for school-to-work resources.
It is a good model for other states, especially since most pertinent networks match state boundaries.
New England Literacy Resource Center is an example of a state-wide network. Your state may have launched its own system.
The Department of Education has compiled a comprehensive list of sources for Student Financial Aid. Definitely refer your juniors and seniors to this listing.
What Kids Can Do illustrates community-based initiatives, organized by youth leaders, to grow their communities along many productive dimensions. Exemplars and testimonials will inspire youth towards opportunities, heretofore unknown to them--options and alternatives, these are the tickets.
FastWeb focuses on college scholarships and college/applicant matches.
Peterson's is another post-secondary educational site. The search engine makes it easier to match students with good colleges, just for them. And, visitors will find much information on all the standardized test batteries.
Folks don't need to waste time spinning wheels or reinventing the wheel itself (to indulge in cliches) while upgrading their careers -- thanks to sites like these.
Other Areas To Check Out...
• Assistance for Achieving Connectivity
• Creating Digital Libraries
• Evaluation Resources
• Mentors and Mentoring
• Networks for Teachers By Teachers (sampler)
• School To Work Initiatives
• School To Work Programs
• Technology in Learning
• Treks and Primary Sources
• Virtual High School