Schools Offer ‘Emotional Support’ to Kids After Election | Intellectual Takeout:
"In many school districts across the country, the day after the election was greeted with tears, shock, and intensified efforts for support and counseling.
St. Paul Public Schools, a district in Intellectual Takeout’s backyard, was one of those districts:
“Supervisory counselors were slated to check in with school staff to identify any schools that are ‘more impacted by the results,’ spokeswoman Toya Stewart Downey told the Pioneer Press early Wednesday.
If needed, lead counselors and social workers and those in temporary administrative roles would be sent to work in schools.
‘If there are schools that seem to be over capacity (in terms of the support they can offer), we will look to deploy support staff from the district who can provide additional support,’ Stewart Downey said.”..."