National Clearinghouse on Homeless Youth and Families

Building Systems of Integrated Student Support: A Policy Brief for Local and State Leaders

Authors: 
J. Wasser Gish
Published: April, 2019
Type: 
Brief
Number of Pages: 
25
Organization: 
America's Promise Alliance
Abstract: 

This brief from the Center for Promise at Boston University in collaboration with the Center for Optimized Student Support at Boston College provides an overview of how integrated student support (ISS) systems help promote academic success and improve life outcomes by removing barriers and coordinating services and resources. The brief provides policymakers and stakeholders at the state and local levels with policy recommendations and guidance about ISS for children, youth, and families. This brief includes examples of ISS systems implemented at state and local levels.

Availability: 
Available for free download on the America's Promise Alliance website at: https://www.americaspromise.org/resource/building-systems-integrated-student-support