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- Student Well-Being What the Research Says One Way to Set Students Up for Success: Let Them SleepNew federal research suggests students' poor sleep hurts their academic and mental well-being.Student Well-Being What the Research Says National Panel: Kids Who Lost a Caregiver to COVID Need More SupportMore than 265,000 children lost a parent or caregiver in the pandemic, the National Academies finds.Student Well-Being K-12 Essentials Forum How to Motivate All Students and Keep Them EngagedJoin us for this forum highlighting strategies schools and educators are using to keep K-12 students on track academically.Student Well-Being Video Teachers, Try This: Strengthen Students' Emotional Intelligence in 1 Minute a DayThis teacher incorporates a daily one-minute mindfulness exercise, and has seen huge benefits for her students, and her classroom community.Student Well-Being Spotlight Spotlight on SEL for StudentsThis Spotlight will help you understand what's classified as social-emotional learning, how much time should be dedicated to SEL, and more.Student Well-Being Opinion A Reward System Can Build a Homework Habit. Here's HowStudents can try these ideas to see what works for them.Student Well-Being Q&A This Teacher Shares Trauma-Informed Strategies on TikTok. Here Are Her Top InsightsTrauma-informed care starts with meeting kids' basic needs for connection, food, and motivation.Student Well-Being Opinion What to Tell Students Who Keep to ThemselvesEven introverts feel better than they expect after talking to strangers.Student Well-Being Schools Have Been Hit Hard by the Opioid Epidemic. How One Program Is Trying to HelpEducators and health experts discussed how partnerships between school districts and public health organizations could protect students.Student Well-Being What the Research Says 5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Class Activity BreaksHere's how teachers can use physical activity breaks to ramp up students' fitness and attention, with minimal disruption.Student Well-Being What the Research Says Students Need More Exercise. Here's How to Add Activity Without Disrupting LearningClassroom activity breaks have the potential to boost students' attention and fitness, researchers and teachers say.Student Well-Being After-School Programs Can't Enroll as Many Students as Before Pandemic, Survey SaysMore than half of the country’s after-school programs have waitlists, according to a new survey.Student Well-Being Districts, Here's How to Alert Families of Medicaid Changes That Could Affect Millions of StudentsStudents could lose Medicaid coverage due to paperwork issues. Use these new tools to help them stay enrolled.Student Well-Being Mental Health Days, SEL Best Practices, and Naloxone on the Agenda at SXSW EDUThe SXSW EDU conference in Austin will explore ways schools can address the student mental health crisis.Student Well-Being Opinion Ouch! Why Teens Criticize AdultsWhat to say to students—especially when they’re right.