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books_w_capSchool Age Parenting Program

 

SAISD has developed a program that is designed to improve school attendance, increase graduation rates, and enhance parenting skills for students who are pregnant and/or parenting and at risk of dropping out of school utilizing program objectives that include as a minimum.

 

 

 

The School Age Parenting Program offers a variety of programs for students, such as:

  • Individual counseling, peer counseling and self-help programs;
  • Career counseling and job-readiness training;
  • Child care for the students’ children on the campus or at a child care facility in close proximity to the campus;
  • Transportation for children of students to and from the campus or child care facility;
  • Instruction related to knowledge and skills in child development, parenting, and home and family living; and

Assistance to students in the program in obtaining available services from government agencies or community service organizations, including prenatal and postnatal health and nutrition programs.

 

Funding sources include:

  • Pregnancy Related Services
  • McKinney Vento Homeless
  • Special Education Funds
  • Career and Technology
  • State Compensatory Education Funds
  • Federal Title I Funds