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Binghamton University to Lead “Safe Schools” Project

The University is leading the effort in a project designed to create a safer environment for 28,000 children in 10 Broome County school districts.

A team from the College of Community and Public Affairs’ Social Work Department, the Decker School of Nursing and the Graduate School of Education is providing program development and evaluation for the Safe, Healthy Attitudes Require Education (SHARE) collaborative. Broome-Tioga BOCES recently received a four-year, $5.6 million federal grant from the Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative, one of only four awarded in New York state in 2009, and one of the 6% of those submitted nationwide to be funded.

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From the Binghamton University Foundation

Getting Youth the Help They Need: Services for Binghamton Families and Children

“Years ago it wasn’t expected that all youths would graduate from high school,” Laura Bronstein says. “Now that is the goal.”

In recent decades, though, social problems have been intensifying while families and children’s needs have become more complex, creating challenges for financially strapped public schools to keep youths focused on their education.

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Last Updated: 1/10/13