Summary

H.Res. 525: Expressing support for designation of the week of February 6 through February 10, 2012, as “National School Counseling Week”. Read More

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This resolution was introduced on Jan 24, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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RESOLUTION

Expressing support for designation of the week of February 6 through February 10, 2012, as ``National School Counseling Week''.

Whereas the American School Counselor Association has declared the week of February 6 through February 10, 2012, as ``National School Counseling Week''; Whereas the House of Representatives has recognized the importance of school counseling through the inclusion of elementary and secondary school counseling programs in the last reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965; Whereas school counselors have long advocated that the education system of the United States must provide equitable opportunities for all students; Whereas school counselors have long emphasized the importance of personal and social development in contributing to academic success; Whereas school counselors help develop well-rounded students by guiding them through their academic, personal, social, and career development; Whereas school counselors play a vital role in ensuring that students are aware of financial aid and college opportunities; Whereas school counselors may encourage students to pursue challenging academic courses to prepare them for college majors and careers in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields; Whereas school counselors provide support for students whose family members have been deployed to conflicts overseas; Whereas school counselors help students cope with serious and common challenges of growing up, including peer pressure, mental health issues, school violence, disciplinary problems, and problems in the home; Whereas school counselors are also instrumental in helping students, teachers, and parents cope with trauma and community and national tragedies; Whereas school counselors are among...

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H.Res. 524 Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Palesti... H.Res. 526 Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect tow...