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School counselors keep kids on track. Why are they first to be cut?

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David Hawkins, executive director for education content and policy for the National Association for College Admissions Counseling. Palmer’s dropout rate is on par with the rest of the state and somewhat lower than other schools in the district.).

Held back, but not helped

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The state enforced strict policies to retain children who failed high stakes tests, ballooning the ranks of those who were held back. Most students lost months or even years of school time after Katrina hit in 2005. K-12 News Civil rights Graduation and dropouts Social emotional