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- SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Teachers and parents alike are concerned about the social, emotional, health and academic impact the pandemic has had on children. Social distancing requirements, loss of income within families, and disruptions related to accessing health careSponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.As schools emerge from remote learning, educators are understandably worried about content and skills that students would otherwise have learned under normal circumstances. This raises the very real possibility that children will face endless hoursStudent Well-Being Opinion A Writing Exercise That Helps Students Build ResilienceWhen kids write about their successes, they also think about all they had to overcome—which helps both confidence and capability.Student Well-Being What the Research Says Child Abuse Cases Got More Severe During COVID-19. Could Teachers Have Prevented It?A study finds that the severity of identified child abuse cases grew during the pandemic, even as reports of abuse declined.Student Well-Being The Pandemic Brought Universal Free School Meals. Will They Stay?Relaxed rules during the COVID-19 pandemic have allowed schools to serve universal free meals. Some in Congress want to make that permanent.Student Well-Being What the Research Says Getting Face Time With Students May Be More Important Than You ThinkThere's a good reason for teachers and students to keep their cameras on in class, a new neuroscience study suggests.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.In this discussion, we will discuss the impacts of learning loss during the pandemic, the inequities that have emerged during this time, ...Student Well-Being Video The Awkward, Exciting, and Uncertain Transitions to Middle School, High School, and CollegeStudents 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 – High School Seniors Ready for CollegeGraduating seniors look back on their senior year and look ahead at what's to come for each of them as they pursue a college education.Student Well-Being Video Pandemic Transitions – A Group of Hawaii 8th Graders Looks to High SchoolHonolulu’s Punahou School 8th graders have experienced a mix of remote, hybrid, and in-person learning over the past 14 months of COVID-19.Student Well-Being Video Pandemic Transitions – A Group of California 5th Graders Anticipate Middle SchoolFifth graders from Montclair Elementary in Oakland, Calif., reflect on their lives during the COVID-19 pandemic.Student Well-Being Mental Health Problems Loom for the COVID Generation. Here's What Schools Can DoSchools were struggling to meet students' mental health needs before the pandemic disrupted classes. Now those needs have ballooned.