Education news, analysis, and opinion about issues affecting the health, wellness, mental health, and nutrition of students.
- SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Join Satchel Pulse to learn why implementing a solid SEL program at the beginning of the year will deliver maximum impact to your students.Student Well-Being A Later Start Time for Schools in California: The Pros and the ConsThis fall, secondary schools in the nation’s most populous state can’t begin before 8 a.m.Student Well-Being What Is the Right Age for a Kid to Get a Cellphone?Children are acquiring them at younger and younger ages.Student Well-Being Opinion How School Can Make Students (and Teachers) Feel DumbOur brains don’t all work the same way, writes an English teacher who has long struggled with spelling.Student Well-Being FDA Ban on Juul E-Cigarettes Draws Praise From Youth Vaping OpponentsMore than 100 school systems have sued Juul and other e-cigarette makers.Student Well-Being What the Research Says Are Children Getting to Bed on Time? Here's What New Data ShowA CDC study finds that more than 1 in 4 children in poverty don't have set bedtimes on school nights.Student Well-Being Bipartisan Bill Would Extend School Nutrition Flexibility, But Not Universal Free MealsThe proposal would help nutrition workers navigate supply-chain issues, inflation, and staffing shortages affecting school meal programs.Student Well-Being Thousands of Students Will Face Long COVID. Schools Need to Plan NowThe issue is not yet on most educators' radar screens, but should be.Student Well-Being Really Listening to Students Has an Academic Payoff, New Research FindsWhen students see their schools as "responsive" to their feedback, they are likely to have better grades and attendance, new research finds.Student Well-Being Opinion The Truth About High Achievers: Many Struggle to Find Their PassionNew research reveals the link between trying something new and success.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.The teachers surveyed felt more prepared to teach SEL when they believed their school leaders supported their personal well-being.Student Well-Being After Uvalde Shooting, Build Up Current School Mental Health Efforts, Groups Urge CongressAn array of education groups say Congress should build on existing school mental health efforts rather than rushing to create new ones.Student Well-Being What the Research Says COVID Linked to Dramatic Increase in Children's Risk of Mental Health ProblemsKids may show less-severe COVID-19 symptoms than adults, but a new study suggests it may triple their risk of mental illness.