The Impact of School Counseling Ratios and Funding on Student Test Scores

Awarded Scholars:
Mary Kate Blake, University of Notre Dame
Project Date:
May 2018
Award Amount:

Blake will study how school counselors contribute to the academic success of elementary and middle school students. She will connect state-level policy information regarding school counselors, their actual presence within schools, and SEDA data on student academic performance to provide national estimates of the impact of school counselors on student test scores.


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