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.

Related content: 4 apps for students' personal growth

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...

Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our news and resources

  • About the Author:

    Laura Ascione

    Laura Ascione is the Managing Editor, Content Services at eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's prestigious Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura http://twitter.com/eSN_Laura