Rural schools find an online resource to fill gaps in mental health services for students

Budget cuts in Kentucky have hit districts hard and funding for these types of supports has disappeared. To fill the gap and offer students a private, personalized resource, Hazard Independent Schools has turned to an online mental and behavioral health program called Ripple Effects. The district gets access for free thanks to a federal grant to the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative, of which Hazard Independent Schools is a member.

Read more at The Hechinger Report.

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