Aspiring teachers in Texas required to take more mental-health, behavioral courses

08/20/2013 | TexasTribune.org (Austin)

A new Texas law requiring mental-health training for educators is spurring colleges in the state to provide classes to aspiring general-education teachers on mental illnesses and behavioral management, such as positive behavioral interventions and supports. With improved teacher training, advocates say they hope students with behavioral disorders will be better served in mainstream classrooms.

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