Oklahoma education department to help fund more school counselors statewide

Oklahoma State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister. Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman File

After years of advocating for more school counselors in districts across the state, Oklahoma State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister has found the funding to establish a School Counselor Corps to provide additional mental health resources for Oklahoma students. The state Department of Education will use $35 million in pandemic federal relief dollars to help districts hire … Read more