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ERIC Number: EJ852935
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 36
ISSN: ISSN-0192-6365
What We Know about At-Risk Students: Important Considerations for Principal and Counselor Leadership
Foster Johnson, Amy; Wellman Perkins, Gerra
NASSP Bulletin, v93 n2 p122-134 2009
Schools are focusing considerable efforts on reaching students who are identified as at risk of becoming future dropouts due to poverty, behavior, and/or academics. This article details the important role that middle school counselors can play in meeting the needs of the at-risk population because of the specialized training they receive in working with individuals to address their academic, career, and personal/social development needs.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A