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Train teachers to see student warning signs

December 31, 2012

A new Ohio law requiring that both public and private school teachers be trained in recognizing students who may be considering suicide, and in doing something about it, is an excellent idea....

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WarrenProud

Dec-31-12 6:03 AM

Finally, a common sense idea from the Trib editors that might work.

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Senator1218

Dec-31-12 7:07 AM

And we pay for this how? By slashing local mental health budgets, teacher pay and state universities who are responsible for training these folks? Nice gesture Trib, but it's mere window dressing disguised to confuse the reader as to your true agenda.

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ViennaResident

Dec-31-12 9:19 AM

And the Trib, Liberals and lawyers will be in line to criticize/sue the teacher who reports a possible troubled teen for violating their rights. This is another no win for the teachers. MOST teachers know who these kids are now and there is little they can do about it.

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mycommonsense

Jan-01-13 2:59 PM

Great article Trib - this is the start then we have to discuss the ways to keep these people away from the students.

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