Education news, analysis, and opinion about issues affecting the health, wellness, mental health, and nutrition of students.
- Student Well-Being Half of School Nurses Report Being Harassed, ThreatenedThe past few years have been tough for school nurses for a few different reasons.Student Well-Being School Sports Participation Drops, Raising Concern About 'Physical Learning Loss'But interest in e-sports and inclusive teams is rising.Student Well-Being Biden's National Strategy on Hunger: What It Means for SchoolsThe administration seeks more access to free school meals and nutritious foods. But a universal free meals bill is stalled in Congress.Student Well-Being Opinion Why Students Give In to Peer Pressure. Here’s How to Help Them Resist ItPunishments like suspension don’t solve behavior problems. These tools are more effective.Student Well-Being Explainer The School Year Is Getting Hotter. How Does Heat Affect Student Learning and Well-Being?Climate change will lead to more hot school days, and experts say schools are not prepared.Student Well-Being 3 Ways to Avoid Hurdles for Social-Emotional LearningClarifying misconceptions, communicating with parents, and supporting teachers are key.Student Well-Being Video Do Students Need Mental Health Supports? Or Are We Just Coddling Them?Two professionals who work with students describe what the pandemic revealed about the kinds of supports that young people need.Student Well-Being Tom Brady's TB12 Method Is in Schools. Experts Have DoubtsPhysical education experts have raised questions about the approach’s suitability for school-age children.Student Well-Being Opinion 'Do I Belong or Not?' How to Help Students Navigate Social RelationshipsWhat do you say to students who are struggling to feel like they fit in—and what do you avoid?Student Well-Being Goodbye to COVID Vaccine, Testing Mandates. What That Means for SchoolsThe changes come after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention relaxed its COVID-19 guidance for schools.Student Well-Being NYC School Vaccination Study Shows Differences Based on Race and CommunitySchools serving a majority of Asian students had the highest vaccination rates.Student Well-Being Opinion Searching for Common Ground: High School Football’s Risks and RewardsSafety concerns with high school football are real, but the sport also has value for student athletes.Student Well-Being Social-Emotional Learning Coalition Will Fight Back Against Politically Charged AttacksA newly-formed coalition will provide educators with resources for communicating more effectively about SEL and its goals.Student Well-Being The Kids Are All Right? Teens Are Optimistic About the FutureBlack high school students reported being the most optimistic, according to a survey from ACT.