Making Student Achievement a Priority: The Role of School Counselors in Turnaround Schools

Erik M. Hines, James L. Moore, Renae D. Mayes, Paul C. Harris, Desireé Vega, Dwan V. Robinson, Crystal N. Gray, Candice E. Jackson

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Much attention has been paid to administrators and teachers in turnaround schools; however, little focus, if any, is given to school counselors and the vital role that they play in improving student outcomes. In turnaround schools, it is critical that all school personnel are involved in improving school outcomes, such as academic achievement and graduation rates, in the lowest performing high schools in the United States. The authors highlight the critical role that school counselors play in turnaround schools and offer specific recommendations on how they may collaborate with other stakeholders to improve student achievement in such school settings.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)216-237
Number of pages22
JournalUrban Education
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education
  • Urban Studies

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