121A.39 SCHOOL COUNSELORS.
(a) A school district is strongly encouraged to have an adequate student-to-counselor ratio for its students beginning in the 2015-2016 school year and later.
(b) A school counselor shall assist a student in meeting the requirements for high school graduation, college and career exploration, and selection, college affordability planning, and successful transitions into postsecondary education or training.
New Employment Outcomes Tool!
A new data tool that students can use to determine which fields have the best opportunities for jobs and wages from various programs of study was unveiled recently by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The tool will give students a clearer picture of the Minnesota labor market and what fields of study offer favorable career opportunities,” said DEED Commissioner Katie Clark Sieben. “At the same time, planners can use the tool to develop training and educational programs that fit employer needs.