Parents are in the final stages of signing on to the guidance counselors that will help educate students about how to navigate a crisis at their school.
But the role has drawn criticism from some parents, who worry that the counselors are just a marketing tool to give the school a boost and to attract more counselors to the program.
For now, the guidance counselor contracts will remain open, with the schools still determining which schools will hire and which will not.
In the meantime, parents who want their kids in a crisis will still be able to access guidance counselors through other means.
A spokesperson for the school district said the district has not decided whether to hire additional counselors.
In the meantime,…