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Ohio governor’s budget proposal includes surprise $550M for wraparound services

Educational approaches that support the whole child rather than focusing solely on academics are increasing in popularity. According to Real Clear Education, the 2017 PDK poll of public attitudes toward education revealed 85% of Americans surveyed feel mental health services should be provided by schools, and 79% feel general health services should be provided. This support also crosses party lines, the article noted.

A recent survey of philanthropic trends in education also revealed donors now seem to be favoring “whole child” approaches to education that provide more wraparound services.

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