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Public Schools Struggle with Bipolar Students

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Public Schools Struggle with Bipolar Students

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Public Schools Struggle with Bipolar Students

Public Schools Struggle with Bipolar Students

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Bipolar disorder is one of the fastest growing diagnoses among American children. But one of the institutions on the front lines of dealing with bipolar — the public school system — may be ill-equipped for its role in identifying and educating children who may have the disorder.