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Chad Bongiovanni, director of student support services at Jamestown Public Schools, is pictured at right during Tuesday’s school board meeting. P-J photo by Eric Tichy Each year in the United States, one in six children between the ages of 6 and 17 experience a mental health condition. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, about half of those students with a mental health condition received treatment in the past year. “What we know is that in high-needs communities, such as Jamestown, that data is likely far worse,” Chad Bongiovanni, director of student support services at Jamestown Public Schools, said Tuesday during a presentation before the school board. “So we have a very...