Social, emotional and behavioral needs of students

The social, emotional, and behavioral needs of students was a topic on Saturday that candidates for Seat One, Oconee School Board came back to time after time — especially when their forum conversations touched on mental health needs of young people.  Today Clemson University announced that researchers are at both Clemson and University of South Carolina are partnering with a division at the state Department of Education to develop the Behavior Alliance of South Carolina.  An award of $4.6 million will be spent to  work directly with the state to help districts and schools build capacity for supporting students with social, emotional and behavioral needs.