February 2, 2023
Mental Health
  • Public school districts that received COVID-19 relief funds for mental health services are confronting how to sustain programs when the money runs out. The funds expire in September 2024, putting schools in “use it or lose it” mode, without assurances of a future funding stream. According to advocates, researchers, and administrators, schools will be hard-pressed to retain qualified mental health personnel after the funding expires at the end of fiscal 2024. (Article here)