In April, Tanya Ledford left a 22-year-long education career teaching history and English at public schools in Henderson and Polk counties. But Ledford’s new job hasn’t taken her far from the classroom. She is now assisting Hispanic high school students, many of them the first in their family to seek a college education, through the […]
A year ago, Natalie Izlar felt herself drowning in responsibilities. “It was really stressful, because we were told colleges were looking at our extracurricular activities as well as our GPA and standardized test scores,” the UNC Asheville freshman says over a cup of coffee.