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Addressing Students’ Grief and Anxiety

By Kaylee Domzalski — August 19, 2021 4:18
Addressing Students’ Grief and Anxiety

When Crystal Brewer, a school counselor in Mississippi, returned to school this fall, six of the 500 students she works with had lost a parent in just the prior three months. Many knew someone who had passed from COVID-19. Some were dealing with a loss of financial stability at home. Here, she offers advice to counselors and teachers working to address the anxiety and uncertainty facing today’s students.

Kaylee Domzalski is a video producer for Education Week, telling meaningful stories that impact the field.

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