Parents Are Leery of Schools Requiring ‘Mental Health’ Disclosures by Students

September 21, 2018

(NPR) – Children registering for school in Florida this year were asked to reveal some history about their mental health. The new requirement is part of a law rushed through the state legislature after the February shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. The state’s school districts now must ask whether a child has ever been referred for mental health services on registration forms for new students.

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