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Student Well-Being Video Supporting Grieving Students: Advice From Parents and Counselors (Videos)
Parents and counselors offer advice for educators helping students through the grief and losses of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kaylee Domzalski, August 19, 2021
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Teaching & Learning Video A Widowed Mother’s Advice for Teachers
A mother who helped her son through the loss of her husband and daughter offers advice to teachers working with students who are grieving.
Kaylee Domzalski, August 19, 2021
3:45
Teaching & Learning How Schools Can Support Grieving Kids
The founder of a summer program for kids who are grieving offers advice on how schools can provide similar support to their students.
Kaylee Domzalski, August 19, 2021
3:04
Teaching & Learning Video Addressing Students’ Grief and Anxiety
After six of her students lost parents over the summer, a school counselor offers advice for educators trying to meet the needs of students.
Kaylee Domzalski, August 19, 2021
4:18
Teaching & Learning Video How to Become Trauma-Informed
A school counselor discusses how her school has helped teachers with their own mental health, and empowered them to help their students too.
Kaylee Domzalski, August 19, 2021
2:43
Personalized Learning Download Personalized Learning & Pandemic Recovery: 6 Big Considerations
Software alone is not the answer to getting personalized learning back on track, but popular new forms of schooling could help.
Gina Tomko, July 20, 2021
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Student Well-Being Opinion What Research Says About Supporting the Whole Child
Here’s one way to think about the role schools play in helping students thrive in every sense of the word.

Angela Duckworth, December 16, 2020
2 min read
Equity & Diversity Coronavirus-Era Financial Pressures Weigh Heavy on Families With Children
A majority of families report being under severe financial strain as the pandemic wears on, according to a new survey.
Arianna Prothero, October 2, 2020
1 min read
Student Well-Being Stories to Make You Smile: A Middle School Choir's Daily Sing-Along
Sharing moments of levity and hope from the education world amid the mass disruption of schooling and life from the coronavirus.
Catherine Gewertz, April 7, 2020
3 min read
Student Well-Being Schools Are the Main Source of Student Mental Health Care. Are They Ready?
Rates of anxiety, depression, and even suicide are going up among adolescents and research shows that students are far more likely to seek treatment for mental health issues at school than at a community-based clinic, if at all.
Arianna Prothero, February 13, 2020
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Student Well-Being Opinion Four Strategies for Getting the First 10 Years of a Child's Life Right
We must bridge the early gaps in education, health, and social services to give every child a chance to thrive, writes David Jacobson.
David Jacobson, February 4, 2020
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President Barack Obama, flanked by Senate education committee Chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., left, and the committee's ranking member Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., signs the Every Student Succeeds Act on Dec. 10, 2015.
President Barack Obama, flanked by Senate education committee Chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., left, and the committee's ranking member Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., signs the Every Student Succeeds Act on Dec. 10, 2015.
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Equity & Diversity 2010 to Now: A Turbulent Decade for Schools
Common Core. School shootings. ESSA. Betsy DeVos. The past 10 years have been a whirlwind of policy upheaval, tragedy, and change for K-12 education. Here’s 10 highlights—and a bonus.
Evie Blad & Andrew Ujifusa, December 18, 2019
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