Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Education Students React to Wilson Scholarship Plan.(Metropolitan)

Byline: Juliet V. Casey Journal Staff Writer

College students hoping to become teachers praised Rep. Heather Wilson, R-N.M., for her plan to provide thousands of federally funded scholarships to help them with school bills.

But some students criticized her proposal as being too broad and suggested a few changes.

Wilson, who spoke with students and administrators at the University of New Mexico's College of Education, said she will introduce the bill within the next three weeks.

"Education happens in the classroom between a teacher and a child," she said. "The two most important factors determining a child's success in school are parental involvement and the quality of the teacher. …

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