ISBE Awards Grants to Support Mental Health in Schools

ISBE Awards Grants to Support Mental Health in Schools

(IOCI RADIO) – The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) is awarding millions of dollars in grants to help support the mental health of students and teachers.

The 136 grants total over $86 million and will be distributed to districts around the state to address the various needs of Illinois schoolchildren. The board’s Director of Wellness, Cara Wiley, said programs funded include the following:

Other areas that can be addressed are substances abuse, college prep, mental health screenings and fitness activities for both students and staff.

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