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States hire more counselors after they are proven useful

Quantifiable evidence now supplements decades of anecdotal proof that counselors and college advisers improve graduation and college-going outcomes in K-12 schools.

TCAC adviser, Allison Najera and Cynthia McCarty, head guidance counselor at Thomas Jefferson High School in San Antonio

Quantifiable evidence now supplements decades of anecdotal proof that counselors and college advisers improve graduation and college-going outcomes in K-12 schools. States like Colorado are paying attention, and are increasing funding for counseling initiatives that, in the long term, end up saving the state money with students who drop out of school or later require public services. (Education Week)

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