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Bill would prevent counselors from state test help

Posted: 9:11 PM, Jan 15, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-15 22:11:09-05

In tonight's Project Safe Schools, a state lawmaker is trying to keep counselors from getting pulled away from their job.

Senator Mary Boren filed a bill to prevent counselors from having to help with required testing.

Boren says counselors play a critical role in helping students with substance abuse, bullying and other trauma, and the work they do can't be filled by other staff.

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