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Recently the Biden-Harris Administration announced two new actions to strengthen school-based mental health services and address the youth mental health crisis. Here is more information.

1. Awarding the first of nearly $300 million secured through the FY2022 bipartisan omnibus agreement to expand access to mental health services in schools.

2. Encouraging Governors to invest more in school-based mental health services. Here is the letter sent to Governor Cooper.

The Biden-Harris Administration is also joining with leading organizations to launch the National Partnership for Student Success (NPSS) to provide students with an additional 250,000 tutors and mentors over the next three years. Here is more information.

And here is more information from the Biden-Harris Administration about supports and guidance for protecting students, teachers, and school communities this upcoming school year, and managing and mitigating the risks of COVID-19 spread.

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Mebane Rash

Mebane Rash is the CEO and editor-in-chief of EducationNC.

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