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- Student Well-Being K-12 Essentials Forum Boosting Student and Staff Mental Health: What Schools Can DoJoin this free virtual event based on recent reporting on student and staff mental health challenges and how schools have responded.Student Well-Being Kids Are Getting Priced Out of Youth Sports. How Schools Can HelpThe rising costs of participating in organized youth sports is making these activities unaffordable for many families.Student Well-Being All Public Schools Can Now Get Free COVID-19 Tests. Here's HowThe Education Department is encouraging schools to share the COVID-19 tests with staff, families, and the broader community.Student Well-Being Teletherapy Challenges: Schools Share How to Navigate Mental Health SupportSchools need to invest in the right ingredients to make their teletherapy sessions useful for students.Student Well-Being Q&A What Is Driving Youth Mental Health Problems? It's Not Just About Social MediaFocusing too much on one potential cause of the youth mental health crisis could backfire.Student Well-Being Opinion Gamifying the Classroom: How to Help Students Find Their ‘Flow’Rewards can make studying feel more like a game. Here’s how to do it right.Student Well-Being Principals Share 3 Tips for Centering Mental Health in SchoolsBuilding supportive communities within and outside the school is key, say principals.Student Well-Being Opinion Why a Gratitude Journal for Students Is a Good IdeaThe emotional experience of gratitude is complex. Here's what teachers need to know.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.Learn how districts can effectively deliver student mental wellness and resilience support without a heavy lift on staff.Student Well-Being Artificial Intelligence and Social-Emotional Learning Are on a Collision CourseArtificial intelligence is poised to dramatically change how kids develop their sense of self and interact with other people.Student Well-Being What the Research Says What Educators Need to Know About the 'Epidemic of Loneliness' Among StudentsLoneliness could hurt student learning and worsen mental health problems, experts say.Student Well-Being Video How This Public School Serves Students Recovering From AddictionHere’s how this public high school provides support for students recovering from drug and alcohol addiction.Student Well-Being The State of Girls’ Mental Health and Self-Confidence, in ChartsGirls are at greater risk than boys for mental health problems. Social media amplifies the challenges that have always been there.Student Well-Being Opinion Have a Long List of Assignments for Students? You Might Want to Rethink ThatWhen teachers ask too much of students at once, some work will likely fall by the wayside, a phenomenon known as the "smaller tasks" trap.