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School and Guidance Counseling Resources

School and Guidance Counseling Resources

As of the 2014-15 school year, the United States’ student-to-counselor ratio was a staggering 482 to 1. Ratios vary widely among states: In California, the ratio is 882 to 1, and in Arizona, it’s 941 to 1. By contrast, the American School Counselor Association recommends that schools maintain a ratio much closer to 250 to 1. Its research found that only three states — New Hampshire, Vermont and Wyoming — maintain a level below that...

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