BELOIT - The district is just one of three in the entire state to participate in a pilot program addressing student mental health.
It's called Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports. School leaders will tackle, anti-bullying, early childhood social and emotional development, alcohol and drug abuse prevention, and provide additional help for students coping with the effects of early childhood trauma.
The school district will receive $2 million over the next four years to fund the program. The other two districts participating in the program are Racine and Menominee Indian.