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For the first time, federal policymakers at the highest levels convened a meeting to focus exclusively and intensively on ISS as an "essential" component of public education.
Today’s blog post is by Communities In Schools President Dan Cardinali, who writes regularly for The Huffington Post. A recent Child Trends study affirms the effectiveness of integrated student services (ISS) in improving education outcomes. But what challenges and opportunities does the ISS movement face?