Budget & Finance More Districts Are Paying Big to Resolve Sexual Misconduct Claims
Schools and colleges had to pay out 69 damage awards and settlements of $1 million or more last year.
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Budget & Finance How Sloppy Math Makes Budgeting Harder for Schools
A funding mishap in Virginia highlights the precarious business of providing adequate funding for education.
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Curriculum Could a ‘Happiness Class’ Help Ease the Student Mental Health Crisis?
Yale University's popular "happiness class" is now available for high school students and educators.
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Student Well-Being Leader To Learn From A 'Saleslady' Got One District to Prioritize Students' Mental Health
Over the past decade, Andria Amador has reshaped mental health in the Boston school district. Amador is one of our Leaders To Learn From honorees.

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Andria Amador, Senior Director of Behavioral Health Services for Boston Public Schools, holds out a bucket to Veda Peteet, 3, Zara Peteet, 5, and Tom Peteet, 40, while hosting a table at Building Balance, a mental health event at the Museum of Science in Boston, Mass., on Jan. 21, 2023.
Andria Amador, the senior director of behavioral health services for Boston Public Schools, with Veda Peteet, 3, Zara Peteet, 5, and Tom Peteet, 40, during a mental health event at the Museum of Science in Boston, Mass.
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Federal Biden Calls for More Mental Health Care at Schools in State of the Union
Biden focused much of his annual speech on the mental health and well-being of children and youth.
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President Joe Biden delivers the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023, in Washington.
President Joe Biden delivers the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol on Feb. 7.
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Families & the Community What the Research Says Parents Today: Less 'Helicoptering,' More Concern About Kids' Mental Health
A new survey shows how parents' priorities for their children could be shifting.
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Student Well-Being Millions of Students May Lose Medicaid Coverage. Schools Can Help Them Stay Enrolled
School communications could be critical to keeping millions of children's coverage from lapsing.
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