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Wednesday, April 18, 2007
Handling students' mental health illnesses
Given what what we are learning about the mental health history of Cho Seung-Hui, this commentary published today ("A depressing trend: Increasingly teachers must contend with students' mental illness") in Edutopia, an on-line magazine funded by the George Lucas Educational Foundation (GLEF), is compelling reading.