Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Societal changes cost schools big in Waterville, officials say at workshop

When Eric Haley came to Waterville in 1985, there was one nurse for all the schools, there were no social workers or school resource officers on staff and the idea of hiring a psychiatrist was unheard of. 
Now, 33 years later, there is a nurse in every school, six social workers on staff and the district contracts with a psychiatrist and plans to hire one for the next school year. 
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In danger of sounding like a broken record, a lot of these parents who aren't at fault have no where to go.  All of the services we once had that could have helped these kids outside of school are gone.

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