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The Role of Counseling in Increasing Academic Opportunity in Missouri

Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority (2005)

This report, written for the Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority (MOHELA), presents findings from a review of counseling literature and a focus group conducted by EPI of high school counselors in Missouri. The report documents the challenges that Missouri counselors perceive as most important concerning their role in expanding educational opportunity in the state. The report also includes proposed solutions from Missouri counselors. The conclusion provides a brief summary of how the information in the report addresses the distribution of educational opportunity in the state and goes on to provide a summary table of the challenges and possible solutions.