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Duval Schools Announces $15M Mental Health Program For Middle School Students

Duval County Public Schools are rolling out a new, $15 million program to address mental health issues in middle school students.

School superintendent Nikolai Vitti made the announcement Tuesday at Jefferson Davis Middle School on the Westside.

“When we think about public schools, K-12, we think of reading, math and science. We don’t think about mental health,” Vitti said. “Yet, a lot of the issues we see demonstrated on the surface on a disciplinary level are linked to mental health issues.”

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Uber Bill Parked In The House

Proposals to create new insurance requirements for app-based transportation services like Uber and Lyft appear to be idling as the legislative session nears the end.The House and Senate have moved forward with bills that have differences, including abo…

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