The long-term risks to children of remaining in isolation are rapidly outpacing the health risks associated with reopening schools, according to new guidance by the nation's pediatricians.
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A new analysis by University of California, Los Angeles, researchers suggests disruptive incidents in that district are increasingly related to mental health needs, and that Black students are significantly more likely to think school police escalate problems on campus than to think the officers made them safer at school.
June 22, 2020
UNESCO's annual report on global education progress finds countries need to make more effort to include marginalized students, particularly in the United States.
May 20, 2020
Classrooms that were crowded before the pandemic closures will complicate efforts to reopen safely.
May 13, 2020
The U.S. response to the novel coronavirus pandemic has "focused on the health and economic effects facing adults," but top pediatricians argue child wellness and school reopening plans must be included in discussions for the nation's recovery.
May 04, 2020
Coronavirus is spreading rapidly in pre- and post-trial correctional facilities across the United States, and the challenges of social distancing for students in regular districts are all massively compounded for students behind bars.
March 17, 2020
Students who were chronically absent or at risk of dropping out before the coronavirus outbreak are even more at risk now that schools are closed, experts say.
March 13, 2020
If school closures extend a month or spread nationwide, it could cost the U.S. economy some $50 billion, says a new study by a pair of economists.
February 13, 2020
At first glance, it could seem that teenagers just really, really hate high school. But Yale researchers found deeper student engagement issues.
February 07, 2020
More than 3 out of 4 times younger children consider suicide or self harm, the adults around them have no idea, a new longitudinal study finds. Three common misconceptions may help explain why.