Federal counseling grants
awarded to four Alaska districts
July 07, 2008
Several Alaska school districts have received federal grants
for elementary and secondary counseling programs. The Alaska
school district awardees are: Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Bering
Strait, Northwest Arctic Borough, and Tanana.
Schools will establish or expand counseling programs through
hiring qualified school counselors, school social workers, school
psychologists, or child and adolescent psychiatrists, the U.S.
Department of Education said.
Counseling services will use a developmental, prevention approach,
and will involve parents of participating students.
According to information provided
by the U.S. Department of Education, awards range from $250,000
On the Web:
Elementary and Secondary School
Counseling Program - Fiscal Year 2008 Awardees
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