New Additional Resources for Overworked Guidance Counselors under ESSA

New Additional Resources for Overworked Guidance Counselors under ESSA

September 16, 2016

An article in The Atlantic notes that, under ESSA, schools are eligible for grant funding to cover a range of “educational supports beyond classroom instruction, including college and career counseling.” The piece calls for additional resources for overworked guidance counselors in schools. ESSA authorizes over $1.5 billion for the “Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants,” however funding still needs to be authorized by Congress.

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