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School District In Santa Barbara County Gets Federal Grant To Improve Student Counseling Services

Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2011 3:59pm


A local school district is getting a big federal grant to try to help ease emotional, and behavioral problems among students.

The Santa Barbara Elementary School District is getting a three year, $1.2 million dollar counseling grant from the U-S.Department of Education.  The money is intended to help expand services at five elementary schools with higher than average counseling needs.

The goal is to reduce disciplinary referrals, and improve the focus on learning.


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