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Thousands of students committed under Baker Act

By RYAN DAILEY, NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA, Nov 18, 2022. TALLAHASSEE — Florida had 5,077 incidents of students being involuntarily committed under a mental-health law known as the Baker Act during the past school year, data presented Wednesday to a school-safety commission showed. The Baker Act is a roughly 50-year-old state law that allows courts,

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