Published May 30, 2014
A feature story in the Chronicle of Higher Education focuses on a UB project that sends undergraduate and graduate students into the Buffalo Public Schools to work directly with graduating seniors and their parents to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The article interviews Nathan J. Daun-Barnett, assistant professor of higher education administration in the Graduate School of Education, who started the project in 2011, and notes that in 2013, the project led to a 61 percent increase in the number of students who completed the Fafsa and is credited with raising the school system’s college-going rate.
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