Student Well-Being Video

How Students Find Strength Now | Everybody Needs a Team

By Jaclyn Borowski — September 8, 2020 2:54

When school buildings shut down in March because of the coronavirus pandemic, the sports program at South Burlington High School in Vermont went remote. Student activities director Michael Jabour and student-athlete Grace Johnson discuss how remote athletics helped maintain students’ motivation and well-being. Jabour reflects on the important role of coaches in the school success of student-athletes.

Jaclyn Borowski is the director of photography and videography for Education Week.

Elizabeth Rich, Assistant Managing Editor, Opinion and Mary Hendrie, Deputy Opinion Editor contributed to this video.
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