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Smithtown, NY: Superintendents worried about non-academic needs like mental health

Dec 29, 2017, Smithtown (NY) Patch: Op-Ed: Keeping Long Island's Schools Safe And Secure Together https://patch.com/new-york/smithtown/op-ed-keeping-long-island-s-schools-safe-secure-together A recent survey of school superintendents statewide indicates that half of respondents have rising concerns about the needs of our students in non-academic areas, including health, safety and mental health. Members of the association partner with county, town and village police departments, and many other non-law enforcement organizations recognize that these needs cannot be met without robust cooperation. Only this type of cooperation will enable us to fully address these problems.