Maintain the Social Worker in School Program $22.4 Million
Appropriates $11.2 million in each year of the
biennium to maintain the Social Workers in School Program that provides a social
worker or other licensed mental health worker in select schools. The Department of Education, through
the Office for a Safe and Respectful Learning Environment, will distribute
block grants to school districts and charter schools to provide for contract
social workers or other licensed mental health workers in schools to support students.