Estimated read time: Less than a minute
This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.
CORINTH, Miss. (AP) — The Corinth School District has received a federal grant to establish and expand counseling programs.
Superintendent Lee Childress tells The Daily Corinthian (http://bit.ly/1Hk3OPh ) the grant is worth $932,698 over three years and came from the U.S. Department of Education.
Childress says the district will focus specifically on improving student behavior and reducing the amount of time teachers spend on disciplinary issues at the elementary school level.
He says money will allow teachers to get positive behavior intervention training and provide an additional counselor and the addition of several types of curriculums. Middle school teachers and counselors will also have some involvement.
Information from: The Daily Corinthian.
Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.