By Sherri Ellington
School social workers are a relatively new part of education but are essential behind the scenes, the board of education heard. It also learned the grant that pays for some of the services offered locally has been extended to March 2015.
“School social work is the link between home and schools,” said social worker Kiana Battle at the Nov. 11 board of education meeting. “I’m an advocate for students. We can’t educate a child without supporting his or her other needs.”
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