Community colleges offer a ‘human bridge’ to higher ed

Students get taste of college before leaving high school support network

Psychological stress on schools

How to work around tight budgets so the school counselor’s job is done right

School Counselor Central

This software provides school counselors with tools to manage current practice with students. The reporting feature tracks student meetings and weekly counseling services. School Counselor Central also creates student profiles and monitors their graduation track.

Counselors in a crisis: Lessons from Ferguson schools

Teachers received guidance in leading productive class discussions about Michael Brown shooting

Federal support to improve counseling in 35 districts

American School Counselor Association recommends a ratio of about 250 students per counselor

Philly schools open with fewer counselors and many concerns

Philadelphia schools opened Monday amid the district's well-documented fiscal woes and drastically reduced staffing levels.

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Mental health clinics move to schools

President Obama applauds NASSP efforts to raise awareness of mental health issues among young people

President Barack Obama recently applauded the commitment of NASSP (National Association of Secondary School Principals) to raising awareness and understanding of mental health issues and their impact on youth.

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Sandy Hook Elementary School: Six Months Later

A conversation with Newtown Superintendent Janet Robinson on the tragedy of December 14, 2012, and the continual healing process.
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Play-Based Interventions Can Help Kids

I have been a school social worker in the small Westmoreland Central School District in central New York for 26 years. And I have experienced what is now documented in research, that schools are seeing more children with mental health difficulties, such as fear and anxiety.