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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.As school districts plan to welcome students back into buildings for the upcoming school year, this is the perfect time to take a hard look at both our practices and our systems to build aStudent Well-Being Explainer Can Schools Require Students to Get COVID-19 Vaccines, and Will They?As younger children qualify for COVID-19 vaccines, health experts wonder if families will opt out of the vaccine if it's not required.Student Well-Being What the Research Says Masks, Tracking, Desk Shields: How Much Do School Measures Reduce Families' COVID-19 Risk?A new study pinpoints the most effective mitigation measures and suggests that the more of them schools use, the better.Student Well-Being Opinion The One Thing Teachers Do That Hurts Student MotivationWhen adults take over on a challenging task, kids are more likely to quit sooner on the next one. Here’s what to do instead.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.This guide illustrates why SEL is more important now and what you should look for when implementing a social-emotional curriculum.Student Well-Being How Educators Are Approaching Summer Learning This YearAfter a difficult year, schools adjust what's best for students as they customize summer learning, enrichment, and play opportunities.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.As educators and leaders consider how SEL fits into their reopening and back-to-school plans, it must go beyond an SEL curriculum. SEL is part of who we are as educators and students, as well asStudent Well-Being Cardona Releases First Wave of Aid to Help Schools Identify, Assist Homeless StudentsCiting the urgency of identifying homeless students, the Education Department will release some relief aid targeted at their needs.Student Well-Being As Schools Weigh How to Use New Aid for Homeless Students, Finding Them Is Step OneSchools are getting $800 million in federal aid for homeless students, but also must locate those who newly qualify due to the pandemic.Student Well-Being Citing Pandemic, USDA Waives School Meal Regulations Through June 2022The USDA has extended regulatory waivers that will allow schools to more easily serve free meals during the COVID-19 pandemic.Students’ social-emotional well-being matters. The positive and negative emotions students feel are essential characteristics of their psychology, indicators of their well-being, and mediators of their success in school and life. Supportive relationships with peers, schoolLearn what the experts say about growing student engagement and accelerating learning during this unprecedented time.