Student Well-Being Why School Counselors of Color Matter More Than Ever
Fighting racial biases and diversifying counseling staff is seen as crucial to boosting college-going rates among Black and Latino students.
Student Well-Being Teaching Social-Emotional Skills is Hard, Time-Consuming, and Necessary, Report Says
Growing students' social and emotional skills has become a big part of counselors' jobs. But they need more resources to be successful.
Student Well-Being Thousands of Kids Lost Parents to COVID-19. Schools Must Prepare to Help the Grieving
While some may view the back-to-school season as a return to “normal,” for those students who’ve lost someone, it will feel anything but.
Student Well-Being Mental Health Problems Loom for the COVID Generation. Here's What Schools Can Do
Schools were struggling to meet students' mental health needs before the pandemic disrupted classes. Now those needs have ballooned.
Student Well-Being 'I Miss the Interaction': The Pandemic Has Thrown Curveballs at School Counselors
This school year of remote learning has challenged school counselors when it comes to connecting with parents and bonding with students.
School Climate & Safety Opinion How Ready Are We to Support Kids Through This Trauma?
School counselors aren't getting what they need to properly support their students, write four researchers.
Student Well-Being Q&A The Nation's Top School Counselor Is Slashing Discipline Disparities. Here's How
The 2020 school counselor of the year draws on her previous experience as a counselor for gang members in a prison to reform discipline in her school in an Atlanta suburb. She shares her insights in this Q&A with Education Week.
Student Well-Being Schools Are the Main Source of Student Mental Health Care. Are They Ready?
Rates of anxiety, depression, and even suicide are going up among adolescents and research shows that students are far more likely to seek treatment for mental health issues at school than at a community-based clinic, if at all.