Hornell City School District (NY) used Elementary and Secondary Education School Counseling funds to hire three additional mental health providers to support students in Kindergarten through grade 6 in three different schools. With the extra support, these schools have been able to develop Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) teams. These PBIS teams reorganized the systems and structures in place to better support students.
Provides a unifying framework for schools, families, and communities to understand, select, and organize their learning supports (i.e., strategies, programs, and practices used to create conditions to enhance learning).
Provides back-to-school tips for parents to help their children have a healthy start to the school year. Distributed as a press release, it was used to leverage an opportunity to highlight the state's school safety grant program and identify participating local schools.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Some parents in Chelsea say the lack of safety in their schools is out of control.
They claim even principals have asked the city for more school safety agents, but they told CBS2’s Lisa Rozner on Thursday their requests have been falling on deaf ears.
The phone call from her son’s school was alarming. The assistant principal told her to come to the school immediately.
But when Lisa Manwell arrived at Pioneer Middle School in Plymouth, Michigan, her son wasn’t sick or injured. He was sitting calmly in the principal’s office.
Mayor Eric Adams recently announced that all New York City high school students will have access to mental health support through telehealth programs, an effort to address growing concerns about student well-being.
With a nationwide psychiatrist shortage and diminished access to mental and behavioral health help, one school's community coordinator created "Healthy Island," a once empty room now dedicated to be a safe and therapeutic space for students.