Colleges Struggle To Cope With Troubled Students

The case of Arizona shooting suspect Jared Loughner, suspended from his community college last fall after a pattern of bizarre behavior, provides another jarring reminder of the challenges colleges face dealing with troubled students.With li…

The case of Arizona shooting suspect Jared Loughner, suspended from his community college last fall after a pattern of bizarre behavior, provides another jarring reminder of the challenges colleges face dealing with troubled students.

With limited resources, complicated laws, more students in need of mental health help and echoes of the Virginia Tech massacre all part of the mix, schools face the conundrum of trying to create a safe environment without overreacting.

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