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March 1, 2022
Despite a funding windfall, California still lags near the bottom nationally in student-to-counselor ratio, although some districts improve.
November 8, 2021
Black counselors can play a key role in ensuring Black students are placed in college prep classes and get mental health services.
August 5, 2021
Host Zaidee Stavely talks with reporter Carolyn Jones and a school counselor about how schools are preparing to focus on mental health and wellbeing.
January 20, 2021
Amid political strife, some school districts have been discouraging political discussions.
December 9, 2020
Schools should join with health agencies and nonprofits to provide mental and physical health services for families, state commission says.
May 13, 2020
More than half of California students surveyed after campuses closed said they need mental health services.
March 27, 2020
The health crisis has high school seniors worried about college enrollment deadlines. Other concerns rise about grades and financial aid. Colleges promise some flexibility.
November 22, 2019
This week: We explore the issue of gun violence and how school counselors are dealing with it and the multiple areas of stress in students' lives.
March 10, 2019
The report used federal data to make the argument that schoolchildren in America are over-policed and under-supported by health and mental health professionals.
September 18, 2018
The state ranks at or near the bottom nationwide in student access to health and counseling services. But all schools could offer basic care for $90 in added annual spending per student, report finds.
August 20, 2017
Statewide award recipient Lynda McGee was praised for her efforts to get low-income students into college. She says that some students should try to attend college away from home to have a better shot at finishing in four years.
April 30, 2017
Students from low-income and immigrant families may face particularly difficult decisions in weighing colleges' financial aid offers. Some families are very resistant to loans.
January 22, 2015
A shortage of school counselors has hampered efforts to serve students. But additional funding and a growing state focus on college and career preparation – and a new push from the First Lady – are translating to additional resources and more attention to counselors' role.