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May 12, 2014 5:49 PM

CMS: Students need more social, emotional help

The $3.7 million request is dwarfed by the $1.3 billion budget, which also includes almost $27 million in new county money for raises. But CMS leaders say it’s part of a spending plan that evolved from listening to principals, teachers and community members. They say they heard repeatedly about students from all backgrounds who struggle with mental illness, family turmoil and other issues that can detract from academic success.

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