Study Shows Parents Want More Mental Health Support for Kids

In a study conducted over six months by the Children’s Defense Fund-Ohio in partnership with Baldwin Wallace University’s Community Research Institute, more than 1,000 K-12 parents were asked about everything from school nutrition to social-emotional learning, a concept named the “Whole Child Framework.”

Overwhelmingly, parents agreed that school districts and communities should be working together to provide “educational programs that go beyond basic academics and provide customized, relevant support for the whole student.”

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