Righter, C. (2019, September 5). With behavior referrals on rise in Carroll elementary schools, task force presents findings, recommendations. Retrieved September 7, 2019.

Elementary schools in Carroll County, Md., are referring more students for behavioral services, particularly students living in poverty and in special education, a task force found. The Carroll County Public Schools task force recommended that schools help teachers get behavioral, mental health and cultural proficiency training; reduce class sizes; integrate social and emotional learning in elementary grades; and refer families to support services.

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