ROCHESTER, Minn. – Thanks to funds from the state of Minnesota, school counselors are being added to many districts, including Rochester.
Gov. Mark Dayton and lawmakers agreed to pump in $12 million to add school staffing in these areas, which are currently in a shortage. Some of the roles include counselors, school nurses, and social workers. In Rochester two counselors are being added for to elementary schools and two chemical health experts are going to two high schools.