Are California’s Mental Health Dollars Helping Kids? – California Healthline

“California spends generously so schools can help disabled children with behavioral problems, but a recent audit found that no one knows exactly how the money is spent or if it is working.

California schools get hundreds of millions of dollars a year from the state to identify and assist disabled children who have mental health problems.

But we don’t know how the money is spent or if it is helping the kids perform better in school.

That’s the main finding of a recent report by the California State Auditor, and it will be on the agenda Wednesday at a hearing of the Senate’s mental health committee…”

 

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