State law requires the provision of school counseling or guidance services in elementary grade levels (K-8).
Code of the District of Columbia 38-2807. District of Columbia public school funding.
The District of Columbia Public Schools should fully fund pre-kindergarten, full-day kindergarten, school counselors, and librarians.
District of Columbia Municipal Regulations 2401 Student Bill of Rights
2401.6 Each student has the right to adequate consultation with teachers, counselors, administrators, and other school personnel.