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By Tom Harris and Madhav Khandekar
Bad science puts rich nations on the hook for trillions in climate liabilities
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Don Soifer
D.C. charter school and youth advocates voiced opposition Thursday to portions of a bill that would require teachers to screen students for behavioral health problems and more quickly refer truant students to the court system.
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"We are not convinced the classrooms are the best places for these issues to be addressed," Mr. Soifer said.
Already stressed teachers may have difficulty finding time to regularly screen their students during their busy classroom schedule, said Don Soifer, a D.C. Public Charter School Board member.