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2014 Regular Session



School Counselors - Role Expansion in Public Middle and High Schools

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kaiser


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Synopsis:Setting forth a goal of the State to achieve, by 2020, a ratio of at least one school counselor to every 250 students in every public middle and high school in the State; requiring each local school system to develop and adopt a plan on or before December 1, 2016 on how to achieve the ratio; expressing a goal of the State that specified school counselors spend at least 80% of their time on direct services to students; authorizing each local school system to share resources and technology available for school counselors; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Kaiser, Barkley, Barnes, Bates, Carr, Clagett, Healey, Luedtke, Reznik, Sophocleus, F. Turner, Valderrama, Valentino-Smith, A. Washington, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Contingency - on funding
Ways and Means   View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Counselors -see also- Social Workers
Education, Boards of
Education, State Board of
Public Schools
Rules and Regulations
Telecommunications and Information Technology

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October 24, 2017 1:50 P.M.