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.
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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.
June 21, 2012
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 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
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...
January 23, 2012
The competitive college-admission process has many high school students in a frenzy over grades, activities, and testing. Jay Mathews' recent column in The Washington Post, 5 Wrong Ideas About College Admission, adds some needed perspective. The myths he spells out give hope to the less-than-perfe...