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School Nurses Can Be Mental Health 'Detectives' But They Need Help
http://iowapublicradio.org/post/school-nurses-can-be-mental-health-detectives-they-need-help#stream/0

State Health Department: help is available for those considering suicide
http://www.radioiowa.com/2016/09/06/state-health-department-help-is-available-for-those-considering-suicide/

Iowa History Advisory Council issues recommendations on Iowa history education
https://www.educateiowa.gov/article/2016/09/06/iowa-history-advisory-council-issues-recommendations-iowa-history-education

American schools have a chronic absentee problem
http://www.amestrib.com/zz/lifestyle/20160906/american-schools-have-chronic-absentee-problem

A Silent Epidemic
http://apps.npr.org/mental-health/

Out with the old, in with the new
https://www.educateiowa.gov/article/2016/09/08/out-old-new

Iowa schools work with students with language barriers
http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/business/article100149307.html

Teen Creates App So Bullied Kids Never Have To Eat Alone
http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2016/09/15/494074992/teen-creates-app-so-bullied-kids-never-have-to-eat-alone

Schools And Mental Health: When The Parent Has To Take Charge
http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/09/16/493126329/schools-and-mental-health-when-the-parent-has-to-take-charge

Sixth Grade Is Tough. It Helps To Be 'Top Dog' 
http://iowapublicradio.org/post/sixth-grade-tough-it-helps-be-top-dog#stream/0

How one step team is helping students graduate
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/one-step-team-helping-students-graduate/

Violence usually triggers use of school seclusion rooms - but not always
http://www.thegazette.com/subject/news/violence-usually-triggers-use-of-school-seclusion-rooms-x2014-but-not-always-20160918

Iowa City autism group plans ‘browsing hour’ at the library
http://littlevillagemag.com/iowa-city-autism-group-plans-browsing-hour-at-the-library/

Here's How Schools Can Support Students' Mental Health
http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/09/20/459843929/heres-how-schools-can-support-students-mental-health

Real power, real choice, real life
https://www.educateiowa.gov/article/2016/09/28/real-power-real-choice-real-life