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Despite the challenges educators face, they know how to improve schools for students and teachers, writes an education professor.
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Teaching These Are the Back-to-School Traditions Teachers Swear By
Inspirational films, day-one activities, time capsules, and oodles of coffee are among the ideas educators shared with us.
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Student Well-Being CDC's Latest COVID Guidance for Schools Ends 'Test-to-Stay,' Quarantine Recommendations
Guidance from the CDC on COVID-19 de-emphasizes some school strategies, like social distancing and screening testing.
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School & District Management Medicaid Changes Could Provide a Big Boost to School Mental Health Services
A new law could make it easier for schools to bill Medicaid for services like counseling and health screenings.
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