Safe and healthy students are a priority for the majority of schools.

Safe and healthy students are a top priority

A new survey outlines federal dollars are spent to ensure non-academic needs are met and schools produce safe and healthy students

A new survey demonstrates a critical need for continued federal investment in a fund that helps schools address the non-academic needs having a dramatic influence on student learning and achievement.

The Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) program is designed as a flexible funding block grant and is flexible enough that schools can use it for a variety of needs.

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SSAE provides funds for districts to invest in activities across three broad “buckets”: improving access to a well-rounded curriculum, efforts to support safe and healthy students, and activities to increase the effective use of technology.

Laura Ascione

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