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Provides information on school counseling and student support services program effectiveness in the academic, career, and personnel/social counseling program domains.

Assembly Bill 722 Study of Pupil Personnel Ratios, Services, and Programs (PDF; 4MB)
Assembly Bill 722 (Corbett, Statutes of 2001) initiated the first comprehensive study to look at the status of pupil services in California.

Research on School Counseling Effectiveness
Provides a collection of sources that address the effectiveness of school counseling and other student support services, including their contribution to the personal and academic success of students.

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Last Reviewed: Monday, May 16, 2016
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