(St. Paul, MN) — Minnesota school counselors are urging lawmakers to allocate funding for mental health teams. A counselor testified at Capitol yesterday in front of the Senate Education Finance Committee. She says the need for team mental health care has increased since the pandemic began. The American School Counselor Association ranks Minnesota fourth-worst in the nation for counselor-to-student ratios.
School Counselor Group Wants State Funding For Mental Health Teams
By Ashley Hanley|2023-01-25T05:27:51-06:00January 25th, 2023|
About the Author: Ashley Hanley
Ashley (Goettl) Hanley is a North Mankato native and Mankato West graduate who made the switch from TV journalism to radio. After five years at KEYC News 12, Ashley is thrilled to be working for KTOE News. Ashley and her husband John, and son John, enjoy spending time in the community. You can also find Ashley coaching and playing softball and supporting her brother on the MSU football team and her sister with Scarlet athletics. Even though she went to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Ashley kept her Minnesota roots and is a big Twins and Vikings fan!