Kids In Illinois Will Soon Be Able To Take 5 Mental Health Days From School

Curated by Nicoda Adams

Students across Illinois will be able to take up to five excused mental health days starting in January.

Under a bill signed into law by Gov. J.B. Pritzker last month, students who decide to take a mental health day will not be required to provide their school with a doctor’s note and will be able to make up any work that was missed on their day off.

Educational institutions taking steps in the right direction in helping their students’ mental health is wonderful to see. Check out the full article here!

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