School Report Cites Failure to Handle Mentally Ill A report about mass killings at Virginia Tech last spring found many problems, starting with the university's failure to handle a mentally ill student who became the shooter and killed himself. The panel made some 70 recommendations for handling mental health and law enforcement.
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School Report Cites Failure to Handle Mentally Ill

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School Report Cites Failure to Handle Mentally Ill

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School Report Cites Failure to Handle Mentally Ill

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A report about the mass shooting on the campus of Virginia Tech last spring examined the actions of school administrators both before and during the murder of 32 people. The report found many problems, starting with the university's failure to handle a mentally ill student who became the shooter and eventually killed himself. The panel made more than 70 recommendations for changes in mental health, education and law enforcement practices.