mental health

Ryan E. Poppe

The Texas Legislature provided an additional $244 million in funding to state agencies involved with assessing and treating mental health issues among children and teenagers.   But according to the House-Select Committee on Mental Health, much of that money is not being utilized by families whose children may be suffering from some form of mental illness.

From Texas Standard:

Tonight, President Barack Obama will speak and take questions at a televised town hall hosted by CNN.

The topic? Guns – specifically, the administration's new executive orders on gun control.

 


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Middle-aged white Americans undoubtedly is one of the most fortunate demographics in the world. But according to Princeton economists Angus Deaton and Anne Case, this group is actually experiencing a surprising increase in mortality rates.

Starting a new job is always tough — no matter the profession. But the first year for a new teacher can be brutal.

Research shows that roughly one teacher in 10 will quit by the end of that first year, and the toughest time — for many — is right now. In fact, this season is so famously hard on teachers that it even has a name ...

Here's a recent excerpt from the blog Love, Teach:

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