The $14.7 million in grants aim to expand the range, quality, and availability of counseling services in elementary and secondary schools.
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September 11, 2014
September 03, 2014
In the wake of the tragic school shooting in Newtown, Conn., the Education Department awarded the school district funding for continued counseling, safety services, and support.
September 03, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education previously provided a $1.3 million grant for the 2012-13 school year and a $1.9 million grant for the 2013-14 school year to aid with mental health services for students and broader recovery efforts.
August 12, 2014
There's a right and a wrong way to discuss the public health issue, experts say.
July 23, 2014
Parent death can lead to higher risk of their children struggling or even dying into young adulthood, but longterm support for students in schools can be spotty.
April 16, 2014
Districts are encouraged to incorporate strategies for responding to suicidal threats made on social media into their crisis-response plans.
December 11, 2013
College and career readiness means a lot more than passing a community college entrance exam (although that is the minimum bar for all kids). It requires a set of deeper learning experiences that result in the knowledge, skills and dispositions young people will need to succeed.
June 25, 2013
The questions posed to districts and schools, which focused on school climate and discipline in recent data collections, would be expanded and drill deeper on those issues.
May 07, 2013
The 16 Race to the Top district winners will pair with community partners to work on social, emotional, and behavioral lessons.
December 20, 2012
As much as teachers may want to help students who are grieving, teachers and school staff say they need better training and more support.