Calif. High School Counseling Reforms Inch Forward

Monday, March 25, 2013

For those who don't have kids in the schools or don't carefully follow the nuances of school policy and governance, it must seem surreal that the subject of high school counseling is still an unresolved and controversial topic in this community.

Surely, after establishing it as a district priority two years ago, and then agreeing last June to give Gunn the time to form a committee of parents, staff and students to develop recommendations for its program, there would be a clear understanding of goals, metrics and the lens through which high school counseling options would be evaluated.

But sadly, we are still mired in a leadership vacuum that persists in spite of the school board's growing frustration and impatience.

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