A researcher explains what it will take to make sure children are reasonably safe from catching the coronavirus aboard school buses.
Sept. 3, 2020 • ~9 min
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Reopening elementary schools carries less COVID-19 risk than high schools – but that doesn't guarantee safety
New research points to why reopening elementary schools is the safest bet and what else needs to happen for schools to have the best chance of staying open.
Aug. 25, 2020 • ~9 min
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School nurses were already overwhelmed, with hundreds of students and staff in their charge. Now, COVID-19 screenings and testing have become their priority.
Aug. 25, 2020 • ~4 min
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Families can support kids' mental health whether they're learning remotely or at school – here's how
Good mental health is the ability to adapt to changes and stress. Whatever school looks like, parents can help keep kids' social-emotional development on track in these four areas.
Aug. 19, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: mental-health school psychology stress sleep adaptation child-development child-psychology k-12-education emotions empathy emotional-skills identity self-esteem pandemic-school-closures pandemic-parenting remote-learning bedtime-routine social-emotional-development prosocial-behaviors sleep-hygiene peer-relationships reciprocity remote-schooling
Watching coronavirus coverage can cause anxiety in your child. An expert offers some tips that will help.
Aug. 11, 2020 • ~6 min
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The stress of having children do distance learning at home during the pandemic is linked to an increase in alcohol consumption among parents, a new survey finds.
July 29, 2020 • ~6 min
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So far, children have not been as sickened by the coronavirus as adults. So why do officials talk about closing schools? And what does this mean for you as a parent? A public health expert explains.
March 13, 2020 • ~6 min
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America's poorest children won't get nutritious meals with school cafeterias closed due to the coronavirus
The millions of US children whose parents can't always afford enough nutritious food for their families get about a quarter of their calories from what they eat at school.
March 13, 2020 • ~5 min
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