- Heads of Minneapolis, St. Paul schools on educaton reform
The superintendents of the Minneapolis and St. Paul public school districts join Midmorning to share their vision for progress and overcoming the achievement gap in Twin Cities public schools.9:06 a.m.
Bernadeia Johnson: Minneapolis school superintendent-designate.
Valeria Silva: St. Paul schools superintendent.
- Equal treatment for mental illness
New rules out this year may help many more with mental illness obtain the treatments they need and have insurance plans pay for them as for any other medical condition. Also, a look at what mental health doctors believe should be done to standardize care.10:06 a.m.
Sue Abderholden: Executive Director of National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesota.
Pamela Greenberg: President and CEO of the Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness, a trade association that represents managed care companies.
Timothy Kelly: Director of the De Pree Center Public Policy Institute. He was a practicing psychologist for 30 years and served as commissioner of Virginia's department of Mental Health. He's the author of "Healing the Broken Mind: Transforming America's Failed Mental Health System." (2009)
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