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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March 25, 2015
December 23, 2014
The Education Commission of the States has compiled research on effective school counseling practices that can increase college-going rates.
October 15, 2014
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation plans to launch a virtual advising system to help high school students connect with college options.
September 10, 2014
Professional development and in-service training programs are expanding to help school counselors encourage an increasingly diverse high school population to go to college.
July 10, 2014
Following first lady Michelle Obama's remarks at a conference for school counselors, plans are underway for a summit at Harvard July 28 to call attention to the role of high school counselors in the transition to college.
June 03, 2014
Most Indiana school counselors spend less than 25 percent of their time on college and career guidance, according to a report commissioned by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce Foundation.
July 01, 2013
A review of 9th grade academies in Florida shows mixed results in the implementation phase.
May 08, 2013
Federal college-preparation programs for disadvantaged students are criticized for their lack of evidence on impact in a new policy brief.
October 12, 2012
A new study by the Center for Public Education at the National School Boards Association finds persistence of college freshmen positively linked to their college advising level, math preparation, and AP/IB courses.
September 10, 2012
National group offers advice for students on how to form good relationships with school counselors.