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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.Teachers and parents alike are concerned about the social, emotional, health and academic impact the pandemic has had on children. Social distancing requirements, loss of income within families, and disruptions related to accessing health careSponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.We are edging closer to a nationwide return to in-person learning in the fall. However, vaccinations alone will not get us through this. Young children not being able to vaccinate, the spread of new andSponsorThis 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 schools emerge from remote learning, educators are understandably worried about content and skills that students would otherwise have learned under normal circumstances. This raises the very real possibility that children will face endless hoursStudent Well-Being What the Research Says CDC: Lags in Childhood Vaccines Could Spark Outbreaks in Other IllnessesRegular childhood immunizations haven't caught up to pre-COVID-19 levels, and schools are urged to take steps now to stem outbreaks.Learn how your district can make the most of congressional COVID relief funding to support students with disabilities.Student Well-Being Opinion A Writing Exercise That Helps Students Build ResilienceWhen kids write about their successes, they also think about all they had to overcome—which helps both confidence and capability.Student Well-Being What the Research Says Child Abuse Cases Got More Severe During COVID-19. Could Teachers Have Prevented It?A study finds that the severity of identified child abuse cases grew during the pandemic, even as reports of abuse declined.Student Well-Being The Pandemic Brought Universal Free School Meals. Will They Stay?Relaxed rules during the COVID-19 pandemic have allowed schools to serve universal free meals. Some in Congress want to make that permanent.Student Well-Being What the Research Says Getting Face Time With Students May Be More Important Than You ThinkThere's a good reason for teachers and students to keep their cameras on in class, a new neuroscience study suggests.In this discussion, we will discuss the impacts of learning loss during the pandemic, the inequities that have emerged during this time, ...Student Well-Being Video The Awkward, Exciting, and Uncertain Transitions to Middle School, High School, and CollegeStudents in 5th, 8th, and 12th grades anticipate their transition from pandemic schooling to a new level of education in the fall.