Study Finds Minority Teens do not Get Treated for Depression has an interesting article highlighting the disparity between minority and white teens in terms of therapy for depression: – Therapy gap for depressed minority teens.

This raises an interesting question: how does this disparity affect urban schools and education? I’ll not make any claims for the validity of, but this article compiles the results of a number of studies on the subject of depression and education, with resource links, if you’re so inclined.

Either way, this is just another factor to consider when discussing education and teacher tenure, as is all the rage.

By Tommy Belknap

Owner, developer, editor of DragonFlyEye.Net, Tom Belknap is also a freelance journalist for The 585 lifestyle magazine. He lives in the Rochester area with his wife and son.