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Volusia Schools Working On Medical Marijuana Policy

Sep 28, 2018

The Volusia County School Board has drafted a policy that would allow qualified students to be administered medical marijuana on campus.

Volusia Schools Won’t Allow Child With Epilepsy To Use CBD Oil

Sep 12, 2018

Gummy bears with CBD oil can stop six-year-old Zoe Adams from having debilitating seizures which means she can go back to school. But Volusia County Schools considers the oil to be a class one controlled substance which means Adams can’t take it on school property.

Volusia Schools To Create ‘Mental Health Response Teams’

Aug 10, 2018

Volusia County Schools is looking to hire qualified school counselors, licensed mental health providers, social workers and school psychologists. This comes after the state gave school districts funds to beef up security and to expand mental health resources following the Parkland mass shooting.

The Volusia County School board will meet today to approve a new partnership with Florida Hospital to establish the Healthy Futures Program at existing medical career academies in Volusia county schools.