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Morning Read: Survey of 11th graders shows one-third have felt chronically sad

LA School Report | July 20, 2016



 Kids in crisis: One-third of California 11th-graders surveyed say they are chronically sad

In a potential crisis crossing demographic lines, one-third of California’s 11th-graders and one-quarter of seventh-graders reported feeling chronically sad or hopeless over the past 12 months, a survey showed. The California Healthy Kids Survey also found that about 19 percent of both ninth-graders and 11th-graders seriously considered attempting suicide. By Sharon NoguchiMercury News

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