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Report: School Counselors Are Underutilized And Overworked

Can you explain the job of a school counselor? If you ask that question regarding anyone else in a school- a teacher, the principal, nurse or custodian- the answer is pretty straightforward: Teach students, manage the school, attend health needs and maintain cleanliness. But a counselor’s job can vary from school to school, and many […]

Who Can Certify Police To Work In Indiana Schools?

A school resource officer visits a classroom.

The director of the Indiana Department of Homeland Security says a new state program providing grants to put more law enforcement professionals in schools includes too broad a definition of a school resource officer. More from IPBS statehouse reporter Brandon Smith: Legislation passed last session defines school resource officer in the Indiana code, spelling out […]

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