Mental health and trauma

Social isolation in schools erodes our sense of self and community

Teachers can — and should — reach out to lonely kids

Nonwhite students slow to seek mental health counseling for which they’re more in need

Resistance to getting help is contributing to low college graduation rates for some, say experts

What happens when a regular high school decides no student is a lost cause?

Trauma-informed education is spreading from alternative high schools to comprehensive ones, and it’s not always an easy fit

Letting our boys onto the football field is a losing play

A new study shows repeated blows to the head cause a degenerative brain disease

I got to choose private schools, but will vouchers really help other kids make it?

One of the first cities to embrace private school vouchers thinks not

Reimagining failure: ‘Last-chance’ schools are the future of American high schools

Why the latest trends in high school reform come from alternative schools aimed at dropouts

VIDEO: The best ideas from last-chance high schools are reforming American education

“If it wasn’t for this school, I would be nowhere.”

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How a school that serves mostly homeless kids is matching its district’s graduation rate

A community school on steroids mixes counseling, dentistry and academics in one building

When foster kids are moved around, schooling becomes an afterthought

Students lose an estimated four to six months of academic progress with each move

When cause of death is not suicide, but school

When black kids kill themselves, look to see what schools aren’t doing to protect them

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