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Student Well-Being Video The Awkward, Exciting, and Uncertain Transitions to Middle School, High School, and College
Students in 5th, 8th, and 12th grades anticipate their transition from pandemic schooling to a new level of education in the fall.
Student Well-Being Video Pandemic Transitions – A Group of Hawaii 8th Graders Looks to High School
Honolulu’s Punahou School 8th graders have experienced a mix of remote, hybrid, and in-person learning over the past 14 months of COVID-19.
Law & Courts Lawsuit Challenges Admissions Changes Meant to Boost Diversity at Acclaimed High School
The suit says the plan for Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Virginia will hurt Asian-American enrollment
Student Well-Being What Student Age Groups Are Most Vulnerable to Pandemic-Related Trauma?
New research finds that young adolescents are the most vulnerable to long-term problems from trauma. Here's how schools can help.
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Content provided by: Social and emotional learning (SEL) is often overlooked for middle and high school students. However, many districts are acknowledging the critical importance of SEL to help all students thrive in high school
School Climate & Safety As Election 2020 Grinds On, Young Voters Stay Hooked
In states like Georgia, the push to empower the youth vote comes to fruition at a time when “every vote counts” is more than just a slogan.
College & Workforce Readiness COVID-19's Disproportionate Toll on Class of 2020 Graduates
The pandemic hit college-bound members of the class of 2020 from low-income homes much harder than it did their better-off peers, our survey found.
College & Workforce Readiness Conflicting Messages Exacerbate Student Detours on the Road to College
Amid the many disruptions of the COVID-19 era, it’s more important than ever for educators to be consistent about the admissions requirements—and the costs—of college.
College & Workforce Readiness Weighing College in a Pandemic: Opening Decision Letters Alone in the Dark
A sense of isolation characterized the college decision-making process this year for a Houston high school valedictorian.
Student Well-Being Casting Their First Ballots, Teen Voters Confront Pandemic's Barriers
From registration to balloting, COVID-19's disruption is adding friction for young people casting their first votes. Some are helping others navigate the process.
School & District Management Classroom Discussions on Race: Hear What 5 Black Students Say They Need
Five Black high school students share stories about class conversations on race they thought went well, and those that didn't go well at all.
School & District Management Police Shootings Lower Black and Latino Students' Grades, Graduation Rates, Study Shows
A new study shows that police shootings affect the learning and emotional well-being of students in nearby schools, particularly nonwhite students.