If you want middle and high school students to give greater thought to their career paths, one key step is to hire and train good guidance counselors.
So goes one of the primary lessons from South Carolina’s nearly nine-year experiment to bring career counseling into its public school classrooms as a way to better connect graduating students to the ever-changing demands of the labor market. “We want students to become more aware of their career choices and understand the ideas in terms of salaries and the job market outlook,” says Dr. Sabrina Moore of the South Carolina Education Department.
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