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Comprehensive System of Learning Supports

Equal attention to Learning Supports is essential so that:
  • Every student will demonstrate academic achievement and be prepared for success after high school;
  • Every student will be supported by highly prepared and effective teachers and school leaders; and
  • Every school will offer a safe and healthy learning environment for all students.

Children Living in Poverty


A growing number of children are living in poverty. Living in poverty can negatively impact the health and well-being of children and places children at greater risk of poor academic achievement and dropping out of school. Living in poverty also tends to limit children’s access to supports and resources within their homes, schools, and communities.

Some strategies for working with children living in poverty:

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