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Mental Health Classes Mandated in Florida Public Schools

Mental Health Classes Mandated in Florida Public Schools TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Public schools in Florida will now be required to teach students at least five hours of mental health instruction beginning in sixth grade, under a mandate approved by Florida’s Board of Education on Wednesday.

Under the plan, students in grades 6 through 12 will take courses that help them identify the signs and symptoms of mental health disorders, find how to get help, and it will teach them how to also help peers who are struggling. …(Read More)

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