Des Moines, Iowa – Ten different school districts in Iowa got money from the state of Iowa to set up therapeutic classrooms.
These classrooms are designed to assist children who have challenges related to their social, emotional, or behavioral development.
It provides therapeutic tools to help students improve social and coping skills, as well as mental health assistance for dealing with traumatic events or crises.
The state of Iowa’s Department of Education granted a combined amount of more than two million dollars to ten different school districts, three of which are located in eastern Iowa: Decorah, Monticello, and Williamsburg.
According to the announcement made by the state, funding is going to be handed out this fall for implementation during the 2022–2023 school year.