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31aa: School Mental Health and School Safety Funding Opportunities through Goal 3 of Michigan's Top Ten Strategic Education Plan

Healthcare Industry

State Department and Agencies

Organizations Involved

MDE, Local and Intermediate School Districts

Occupations Involved

School Psychologists; School Social Workers; School Counselors; School Nurses

Workforce Development Focus

Increasing number of healthcare workers AND healthcare workforce retention

Workforce Issues Addressed

Attracting individuals to work in a healthcare profession; Improving staffing shortage; Any activity or implement that addresses reducing healthcare professional turnover


Section 31aa provides per-pupil funding to districts for activities to improve student mental health, including hiring or contracting support staff including school psychologists, social workers, counselors, and school nurses.

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