$26 million will go a long way in assisting 52 public and 6 charter schools with improving their student counseling services. Schools across the state suffer from understaffed mental, college and career counseling services, with a state average of 1 counselor for every 650 students a far cry from the recommended ratio of 1 per 250 students).  Individual schools will receive different portions of the award, ranging from $68,000 to $3 million per school.