A new report from the National Association for College Admission Counseling shows administrators value time spent on college counseling, although most guidance departments devote less than 20 percent of their time to that task.
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December 01, 2014
The Council of Chief State School Officers released a series of actions for states to improve the rigor, quality, and relevance of high school career technical education programs.
November 21, 2014
More than 350 counselors, school leaders, and academics gathered at San Diego State University this week to work in teams to develop plans that would strength the role of school counselors in promoting college access and success.
November 06, 2014
While long-term certificates and associate degrees earned at community colleges can lead to higher wages, a new study finds minimal benefits from short-term certificates with wide variation by field of study.
October 23, 2014
College Summit hosts a series of App-a-thons to teach counselors and students about new mobile and web apps to help in the college-search process.
October 23, 2014
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September 30, 2014
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