Minnesota schools tackle student mental health

Parker family
In this 2010 file photo, Nadine Parker pushes her daughters Ja'Meka Norman, 8, and Ra'Kia Norman, 10, at Bethune Park in Minneapolis. Parker's two youngest daughters have been receiving assistance for mental health and behavioral issues.
MPR Photo/Jeffrey Thompson

Earlier this year, the state legislature voted to double the state's capacity for school-linked mental health, making services available in 840 schools to approximately 13,900 students annually by 2017.

With more money allocated to mental health, are more kids actually being served?

On The Daily Circuit, we look into how that money is being spent.

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