How School Counselors Help New York City Students
- School Diversity: A 2014 report by The Civil Rights Project found that New York had some of the most segregated public schools in the US5. School counselors can work with students to help them understand diversity and bridge the gap between students of different races.
- Homeless Students: In the 2016–2017 school year, 111,562 homeless6 students attended school in New York City. Homeless students face unique challenges, such as high absence rates and poor academic performance7, and may rely on school counselors to help them achieve wellness and success.