When it comes to college and career support, the counselor shortage is only part of the problem

July 24, 2019 | The Hechinger Report

“What’s the FAFSA deadline?!”

“I want to become a welder!”

These questions and exclamations are just a tiny slice of the experience of an educator whose responsibility — often one of many — is to shepherd students to success after high school graduation. That educator may be the school counselor, adviser, English teacher or coach, among others. In my case, I served as the adviser at a national charter school network.

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