HB 953 – Funds for School Mental Health Support Persons

HB 953 – Funds for School Mental Health Support Persons

Primary House Sponsors: Rep. Terry Brown, Jr. (D-Mecklenburg); Rep. Carla Cunningham (D-Mecklenburg); Rep. Becky Carney (D-Mecklenburg); Rep. Amber Baker (D-Forsyth)

 

 

Summary

This bill makes a series of appropriations to the Department of Public Instruction to be allocated to local school administrative units to increase positions for school counselors, school social workers, and school psychologists to specified ratios per fiscal year.

 

This bill also appropriates $18,800,000 in recurring funds for the 2021-2022 fiscal year to the Department of Public Instruction to provide compensation increases for school counselors.

 

Movement

Filed – 5/11/2021

 
 

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