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During the coronavirus crisis, it's more important than ever to support students experiencing adversity, writes Brittany R. Collins. Here’s how to do so in an online environment. (April 3, 2020)

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Building a Trauma-Sensitive School
Trauma-informed schools are spreading across the country, driven by disasters, federal laws and discipline mandates, and research pointing to the academic and emotional toll of stress. What does it mean to be a trauma-sensitive school?

Special Report: Social-Emotional Learning: Making It Work
The challenges and opportunities for teaching social-emotional learning when students are in school, and when they aren't.

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Learn what does and does not work to protect your students and staff from contracting coronavirus through the air.
October 27, 2020 – Education Week
A heated school board election in the fast-changing Atlanta suburbs pits Black Lives Matter vs. the “Suburban Lifestyle Dream.”
October 28, 2020 – Education Week
Educators have a real-time opportunity to teach ethical leadership, writes Santa Clara University’s Ann Gregg Skeet.
October 28, 2020 – Education Week
"Colorblind" teaching isn’t going to cut it, writes Vanderbilt University’s H. Richard Milner IV.
October 28, 2020 – Education Week
Concerns around civil liberties have emerged as a common narrative in the anti-vaccine community.
October 22, 2020 – AP
In the absence of daily in-person schooling, a teacher's video contact may offer the only window to spot potential problems in students' lives.
October 22, 2020 – AP
It involves pivoting between two laptops, students online and in person, and a lot of safety precautions, writes teacher Mary M. McConnaha.
October 28, 2020 – Education Week
The pandemic hit college-bound members of the class of 2020 from low-income homes much harder than it did their better-off peers, our survey found.
October 21, 2020 – Education Week
A 2020 high school graduate struggles to continue her education despite a disrupted senior year, a move to a new home, and spotty internet access.
October 21, 2020 – Education Week
Amid the many disruptions of the COVID-19 era, it’s more important than ever for educators to be consistent about the admissions requirements—and the costs—of college.
October 21, 2020 – Education Week

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