Why are schools screening students?

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    Benefits for students and families 

    • Indicates students’ strengths and areas of improvement
    • Provides insights about students’ behavioral development
    • Identifies students who may benefit from additional social and emotional supports and interventions
    • Monitors students' behavioral health over time, providing an early alert or indicator of behavioral changes


    Benefits for teachers/staff 

    • Make sure behavior concerns are caught early and minimized
    • Allows classes to focus time and energy on academic development instead of behavioral issues and classroom disruptions


    Benefits for the school/district

    Provides data to help determine the need for and monitor the effectiveness of: 

    • School-wide programs
    • Interventions
    • District-wide initiatives
    • Staff training