When I submitted my college applications, I thought the hard part was over. But a few weeks later, I found myself hunched over my computer trying to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The document does not look that difficult; the lines on the online application clearly link to the corresponding […]
Student Voices: What I would do with more money for California schools
Students from Alhambra, California — a predominantly immigrant Los Angeles suburb — write about how they’d spend a new influx of funding for the state’s schools. The Local Control Funding Formula, passed in 2013, provides extra money to California districts and also requires that they listen to parents, teachers and community members as they decide how to spend it. The series is a partnership between The Hechinger Report and Reporter Corps, a USC Annenberg program that trains young adults to report on their own communities.