Are Today’s Classrooms Having the Right Conversations About Privilege, Power, and Oppression?

It was homecoming week at Polson High School in Montana, and students were asked to dress up for an event called “Color Wars.” Each grade was assigned a color to wear. The junior class got white. Some students printed “white power” on their shirts. Pictures from the ill-conceived event in September 2016 went viral on over social media. Even the New York Daily News covered it. “There were kids who said, ‘How could you possibly let kids walk around with white power shirts?’” said Anna Baldwin, an English teacher at Arlee High School, a neighboring school to Polson on the Flathead Indian […]

Strategies for ADHD: How Counselors Help Today’s Students Succeed

An estimated 11% of school-aged children are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) — but what does that diagnosis really look like, and what strategies are available to students? Here, we spoke with Counseling@NYU’s Professor Anil Chacko about how parents, teachers and school counselors can help.

Career Outcomes for School Counselors

If you’re considering a career in school counseling or already on the path to becoming one, take some time to explore what professional resources and career opportunities might be available to you.