Month: May 2024

Teens are Asking Schools to Provide Mental Health Information

Alexandria T.’s home life was rocky, and she struggled with mental health challenges, including ADHD, anxiety and depression. In high school, she got little support and found it hard to concentrate on studies. Instead of dropping out, she transferred to our school and finally received the help she needed. “Students in trauma respond in different […]

Written by on May 21, 2024

Teacher Appreciation Week Should Be EVERY Week

Students and parents acknowledged the dedication and hard work of teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week (May 6-11), but what are schools doing to attract and retain teachers? Schools nationwide are struggling to find teachers and 42 percent of schools feel understaffed. That number jumps to 57 percent in high poverty regions. It’s clear something needs […]

Written by on May 21, 2024