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New Bill Could Give Students Time Off for Mental Health

Clip: 02/10/2020 | 7m 34s | Video has closed captioning.

Legislation introduced by Chicago Democratic state Sen. Rob Martwick would grant public school students up to five excused absences from class in order to allow them to “take care of their mental health.” But there are questions about how exactly it would work.

Aired: 02/10/20

Rating: NR

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