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- Student Well-Being A Mental Health Screening Saved Students’ Lives in This DistrictA district that deployed a universal mental health screening was able to intervene immediately with five students who had suicide plans.Student Well-Being Parents Worried About Their Kids' Mental Health See the Fix in New Schooling OptionsParents who say they are considering a change to their children's education identify mental health as a driving factor, a new report shows.Student Well-Being Explainer More Students Are Getting Diabetes. Here's What That Means for the ClassroomMore than a half million people under 20 could have the chronic health disorder by 2060, and they'll need support from schools.Student Well-Being Opinion One Thing Teachers Can Do to Signal High ExpectationsThere are constructive ways for teachers to communicate they believe in a student, a research scientist weighs in.Student Well-Being Students With Health Conditions Protected Under Federal Law, Education Department StressesAsthma, diabetes, allergies, and gastroesophageal reflux disease may trigger student protections under civil rights law.Student Well-Being Q&A A Teachers' Guide for Managing Climate Anxiety in the ClassroomExperts share research-backed tips for teachers on how to respond to students' complicated feelings about climate change.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.Maunawili, a 2023 Blue Ribbon School, unlocked incredible student growth by supporting social-emotional learning. Learn their secrets on building belonging & boosting academic success.Student Well-Being Opinion There Is a Better Way for Students to Ask for FeedbackAdam Grant draws from a personal example to demonstrate how anyone can get more useful input.Student Well-Being Opinion The #1 Thing My Students Want Their Parents to Know: They're StressedIn my 27 years as an educator, here are four strategies I’ve found to help students cope with stress.Student Well-Being Counselor-to-Student Ratios Show Improvement, But Looming Fiscal Cliff May Threaten GainsSchool counselor ratios have improved, but advocates warn schools could lose mental health resources as pandemic-relief dollars dissipate.Student Well-Being What the Research Says Unsafe Health Claims Dominate Social Media. Health Class Can Give Students Vetting ToolsTeenagers need better tools to avoid health misinformation, a new analysis finds.Student Well-Being Cough? Sore Throat? More Schools Suggest Mildly Sick Kids Attend AnywayTo combat absenteeism, some schools call on parents to send their child in to class even if they're not feeling 100% well.