Public Schools Struggle with Bipolar Students 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.
NPR logo

Public Schools Struggle with Bipolar Students

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4457271/4457272" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Public Schools Struggle with Bipolar Students

Public Schools Struggle with Bipolar Students

Public Schools Struggle with Bipolar Students

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4457271/4457272" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

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.