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Mathematics Do Future Teachers Have Math Anxiety? Their University Instructors Think So
Professors are split on how prepared they believe future teachers are for college-level math.
Student Well-Being Gen Z: We Are Struggling With Mental Health, But Our Grades Are Good
Fewer than half of Gen Z describe themselves as feeling prepared for their futures.
Student Well-Being States Look to Social-Emotional Learning to Combat Student Misbehavior, Poor Mental Health
Experts say SEL can be a first line of defense against youth mental health problems and misbehavior, but political resistance continues.
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Student Well-Being LGBTQ+ Students Feel the Weight of a Push for Parents' Rights
States and local school boards are passing laws that specifically target LGBTQ+ youth. It's affecting those students' mental health.
Student Well-Being Q&A What Educators Need to Know About the Intense Anxiety That Keeps Students Home From School
School avoidance contributes to an absenteeism crisis. Here's what an advocate wants schools to know.
Student Well-Being Q&A How Teachers Can Help Younger Students Deal With Climate Anxiety
With natural disasters abounding, even young children can suffer from climate anxiety. Here's how to make them feel more empowered.
Student Well-Being Meet 7 School Therapy Dogs That Support Student and Staff Well-Being
In honor of National Dog Day, check out the furry faces of therapy dogs working in schools.
Student Well-Being LGBTQ+ Students With Affirming Schools Report Lower Suicide Risk, Survey Finds
Access to inclusive history, gender-neutral restrooms, and supportive clubs reduces LGBTQ+ students' suicide risk, says a report by The Trevor Project.
Student Well-Being 5 Tips to Support Students’ Mental Health as the School Year Begins
At least one measure shows teen mental health has improved from earlier in the pandemic, but there's still a lot of work to be done.
Student Well-Being New Laws Aim to Combat the Youth Mental Health Crisis. Here's What They Do
States are investing more in school-based mental health services, a new report shows, and support for the initiatives crosses party lines.
Student Well-Being Kids' Mental Health Can Decline in the Summer. What Schools Can Do to Help
Without access to regular routines or mental health supports, some students can regress during the summer months.
Teaching Profession Here's What Teachers Say They Need Most to Manage Stress, Mental Health
Topping their list: Time, including dedicated planning periods and fewer administrative duties.