Its lack of opportunity, not ability, that keeps underserved kids from college," said Rick Dalton, CEO of CFES
The CFES program has been successful for more than two decades with 99 percent of CFES Scholars graduating from high school and 95 percent attending college.
Every CFES Scholar engages in three high-impact practices -- Mentoring, Leadership Through Service, and Pathways to College.
Educators, volunteers, and other partners who work with CFES Scholars receive ongoing professional development in building their program and they become part of a supportive global network.
Every CFES Scholar engages in three high-impact practices C Mentoring, Leadership Through Service, and Pathways to College.
New York Times columnist and PBS commentator David Brooks urged CFES
Scholars not to dwell upon "resume virtues" - accomplishments and titles - but rather to focus on "eulogy virtues" C values and character.
works with 20,000 students in 24 states, helping these young people become leaders and mentors, and ultimately successful college students.
Department of Education, will join College For Every Student (CFES
) President Rick Dalton in visiting three schools -- Willsboro Central, Crown Point, and Ticonderoga Middle -- that have each been recognized by CFES
as a "School of Distinction" for their efforts in creating high levels of college awareness and aspirations among their students.
Adhering to an established framework of guidelines, and working within their existing budgets, each of the 21 award-winning schools: 1) intensively engaged students, known as CFES
Scholars, in the three CFES
practices (Leadership through Service, Pathways to College, and Mentoring); 2) demonstrated exemplary programs in moving underserved students toward college success; and 3) met school-wide, and grade-specific, expectations including: