Closing Achievement Gaps: Roles and Tasks of Elementary School Counselors

@article{Trusty2008ClosingAG,
  title={Closing Achievement Gaps: Roles and Tasks of Elementary School Counselors},
  author={Jerry Trusty and Elizabeth A. Mellin and James T. Herbert},
  journal={The Elementary School Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={108},
  pages={407 - 421}
}
Achievement gaps among racial‐ethnic and socioeconomic status groups are an enduring, pervasive, and multifaceted phenomenon. Therefore, efforts aimed at understanding and addressing these gaps must be developmentally and environmentally broad, involving numerous school counselor roles and tasks, including leadership, advocacy, collaboration, and strategic interventions. In this article, we first document achievement gap trends and then provide a framework for understanding and sequencing… Expand
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