Tucson shooting suspect, Jared Loughner's behavior became a growing problem for Pima Community College, where he'd taken classes on and off for 5 years,according to a report that aired on The Today Show.
School records describe 4 major incidents involving Loughner in the next few months.
Eventually he was kicked out of school.
A growing number of colleges nationwide, including Florida universities, are keeping tabs on students like Loughtner through what are called "Threat Assessment Teams".
But that's where people are divided. Should colleges be responsible for monitoring students' mental health?
We asked some of the students at Palm Beach State College for their opinions.
"It's their job to educate, not to police," said one student. "You just gotta make sure that it's an extreme case because you don't want just anyone being kicked out of college," another said.
Florida Atlantic University has what's called a "Student Crisis Awareness Committee" , which is similar to a Behavioral Assessment Team".
See links below for details on how other Florida colleges handle these situations.
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