Posted on · A new Texas law going into effect Sept. 1 could put chaplains in public schools as counselors.
Posted on · In response to the shooting, Governor Greg Abbott has emphasized the role school counselors play on campus. Texas, however, does not require schools to hire counselors or social workers.
Posted on · As Santa Fe High School students return to class, Houston Matters learns about the role school counselors play in helping them deal with a traumatic event.
Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We learn how counselors help students return to class after a school shooting. Sleep expert Dr. Richard Castriotta answers your questions. And we recap the Rockets' playoff loss to the Warriors.
Posted on · Many high schools and middle schools in Houston have a shortage of counselors to help students prepare for college. Counselors at some area schools are responsible for more than 500 students, and they’re often asked to do duties outside the realm of college advising, like cafeteria duty or administrative tasks. But there are some efforts […]
Posted on · Last week, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in Veasey v. Perry, a challenge to the Texas voter ID law. In a federal district court ruling, Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos ruled there was "compelling evidence" that Senate Bill 14, enacted in 2013, was passed with the intent to discriminate against minority […]