Student Well-Being Teens Are Struggling With Climate Anxiety. Schools Haven't Caught Up Yet
Schools generally aren't ready to handle an increase in climate anxiety among youth.
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Jia Sharma-Chaube, 15, left, and Croix Hill, 16, students at Benjamin Franklin High School in New Orleans pose for a portrait at City Park in New Orleans, La., on Nov. 29, 2022.
Jia Sharma-Chaube, 15, left, and Croix Hill, 16, both students at Benjamin Franklin High School in New Orleans, are among the substantial number of young who feel anxious about climate change.
School & District Management Uber for School Buses? How Companies Use Rideshare-Like Tech to Ease Driver Shortages
The headline-grabbing national school bus driver shortage has forced districts to make difficult choices.
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Families & the Community Opinion Let's Pay Parents to Help With Learning Recovery
Schools would need to communicate clearly to parents about learning gaps, writes a policy director.
Chad Aldeman
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Student Well-Being Subtle Ways to Check on Students' Well-Being
Students sometimes don’t get help because they don’t want to stand out.
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Education Funding How Much States Need to Pony Up to Make School Spending Equitable
Districts with high shares of students of color, poor students, and English learners are getting short shrift now.
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School & District Management Learn to Talk to Each Other Again: 4 Tips for Schools
Schools can play a vital role in helping all of us begin talking to each other again in more civil, meaningful ways.
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