Raleigh, NC: $10M plan for more school counselors and social workers

Nov 30, 2017, Raleigh (NC) News Observer: A $3.5 million offer to hire more Wake County school counselors might not work out Earlier this year, the school system announced a $10 million plan to hire 147 new school counselors and social workers. School leaders say these people are needed to help students deal with a wide range of challenges such as failing grades, bullying, thoughts of suicide and other mental health issues, chronic absenteeism and difficult home situations.