Experts say schools can play a critical role in preventing suicide through education, support, and relationship building. This video explores one Virginia high school's approach.
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What Educators Need to Know About Suicide: Contagion, Complicated Grief, and Supportive Conversations
When a student is grieving a suicide death or when suicide is in the news, conversations with adults can be crucial, suicide prevention experts say.
May 15, 2018
WATCH: A District That Prioritizes Social-Emotional Learning Grapples With How to Measure If It Works
The Washoe County school district in Reno, Nev., has been on the forefront of infusing social-emotional learning throughout its schools as a key strategy for improving student engagement, attendance, and high school graduation rates.
April 26, 2018
An analysis of new federal civil rights data finds that secondary schools with mostly black students are more likely to have on-site police and security officers than schools with largely white enrollment.
February 18, 2018
"I will hug each and every one of you," Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Principal Ty Thompson said in a video message to students days after a school shooting at the Parkland, Fla., school.
January 16, 2018
Why a pair of moms set out on a mission to ensure that every elementary school in their state offered recess.
December 20, 2017
The Sesame Workshop and the International Rescue Committee will use a $100 million grant for an education and outreach program designed to address the needs of displaced Syrian children.
December 13, 2017
The 2012 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., stirred conversations about how to recognize threats, how to secure schools, and how to respond to the mental health needs of students.
November 02, 2017
The final recommendations of the President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis call for schools to adopt a screening method called SBIRT. How does it work?
October 26, 2017
President Donald Trump declared opioid abuse a public health emergency Thursday, a more limited move than he had pledged. The crisis has had profound impacts on students and schools.