Mental health services

After two years of learning disruptions, teachers at KIPP Rise Academy are learning how to deal with the emotional and social challenges of pandemic-era teaching through mental health intervention exercises.
Educators say TRAILS program will help students recover from pandemic-related disruptions.
Parents are rallying to save five school-based health clinics operated by SUNY Downstate, which serve 10 schools.
With mental health issues increasing, Chicago students welcome a break from stress at school.
At an event hosted by Chalkbeat and College Track, many said schools weren’t able to give students needed support.
“After the acute situation settles down, that’s usually when people find that they really need to return for help.”
Communities are navigating the reality of gun violence and school shootings. Here is a guide of resources for students, parents, teachers, and more.
What adult role models can do for kids, how communities can support survivors, and other resources.
During a Chalkbeat Philadelphia and Resolve Philly event, students, experts, and educators will weigh in on mental health resources. Here’s our reading guide.
Michigan House lawmakers want schools to have health centers, lockdown kits, updated active-shooter drills, and more.
Students, experts, and educators will discuss their ideas on how CRT debates and proposed book bans are affecting schools. Here’s our reading list.
An advocacy group’s report points to lack of bilingual staff and COVID as big issues.
Advocates: There is a waiting list of 150 school districts that need funding to create school-based health centers
Colorado lawmakers are looking at prevention and early intervention to curb youth violence and make schools safer.
As COVID continues to strain students’ mental health, local universities and nonprofits are helping Newark Public Schools meet students’ needs through counseling, skill-building, and mentoring.
Schools are grappling with how to respond as the area’s tight-knit community of Muslims from Gambia and other West African countries is reeling.
She wants to attract more teachers to New York, provide more mental health resources for schools, and ensure more New Yorkers earn a college degree.
With Foundation Aid on the back burner, education advocates and lawmakers are shifting their focus for the next legislative session.
Inside Trevista elementary school, where preschoolers are singing about feelings and fifth graders are learning about the amygdala.
Chalkbeat asked school psychologist Dr. Kay Streeter how teachers and parents should talk to their children about trauma and the gun violence epidemic in the wake of Young Dolph’s death.
The district said efforts are ongoing to put federal funds toward unfinished learning and supporting students’ social and emotional needs.
One-third of Colorado’s federal coronavirus relief dollars earmarked for mental health should go to children’s programs, teachers and doctors said.
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