BuzzFeed explores the tendency of many US colleges and universities to force students with depression to go on leave, and never come back. One particular case is examined in detail, showing how school administrators justify — and fail to clarify — their reasonings.
And the Associated Press covers the story of a graduate student who has sued Fordham University in New York, “seeking $5 million in damages and saying the college violated her civil rights by demanding her entire record of mental health treatment as a condition for returning.”
How Colleges Stop Depressed Students From Returning To Campus (BuzzFeed, June 22, 2015)
Fordham, Education Department Sued Over Student’s Mental Health Records (HuffPost, July 3, 2015)