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Despite research showing that recovery high schools help students stay clean and earn diplomas, the often costly programs remain small-scale and rare.
PE teachers are motivating students by personalizing exercise with wearable technology such as Fitbits, Apple Watches and Polar sensors.
At their hometown high schools, they were dropouts, bad kids, problems. At home, they lied to their parents, stole from their siblings or sneaked out to get high. Sometimes, they […]
Districts work to train educators to spot and respond quickly to signs of mental distress in students.
Hilliard City Schools in Columbus, Ohio, launched its first-ever Digital Wellness Month to help students engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behaviors when using technology at school and home.
In Tempe, Arizona, the phone number for a suicide hotline is printed on every student’s ID badge, teachers are trained to spot and respond to warning signs in students, and administrators don’t use euphemisms when discussing the topic.
Despite districts' best efforts, at least one in five students with ADHD do not receive school services, according to a recent study.
Raising awareness among teachers and administrators helps to better identify students struggling with unstable housing and then connect them with the services and supports available.
This quick resource guide provides details on successful implementations.
Nap time has significant academic benefits for preschool and kindergarten students, according to recent research funded by the National Science Foundation.
School districts around the country are experimenting with starting classes later to allow students to get extra sleep. While some dismiss the idea as pampering, Nathaniel F. Watson says there […]
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