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September 10, 2014

Training Ramps Up to Better Equip School Counselors for College Advising

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

School Counselors Welcome Attention From First Lady; Summit Plans Finalized

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

Counselors in Indiana Want More College- and Career-Prep Time with Students

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

Ninth Grade Academies Explored in New Report

A review of 9th grade academies in Florida shows mixed results in the implementation phase.

May 08, 2013

New Approach to College Prep for Low-Income Students Called For

Federal college-preparation programs for disadvantaged students are criticized for their lack of evidence on impact in a new policy brief.

October 12, 2012

College Persistence Linked to Rigorous Courses and Academic Advising

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

Counselors a Resource for College-Goers, But Many Find Them Unapproachable

National group offers advice for students on how to form good relationships with school counselors.

June 21, 2012

Researcher Calls for Better College-Readiness Counselor Training

Paper released by NACAC call for high school counselor to have better training to help student with college and career readiness.

February 27, 2012

Early High School Graduation Discussed in Online Chat Today

Early high school graduation is encouraged in some states with scholarship incentives. Join an online chat on the concept Monday Feb 27 at 1 p.m.

January 26, 2012

New Toolkit for Young People on State-by-State Job Prospects

In today's tight job market, young people especially need all the help they can get. A free online toolkit launched Tuesday by the Young Invincibles and the American School Counselor Association has detailed job-market information, including college majors with the lowest unemployment rates by sta...

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