Periods! Why These 8th-Graders Aren't Afraid To Talk About Them
The middle school winners of the NPR Student Podcast Challenge offer their perspective on why talking about something so natural is so taboo — and why that's silly.
How Schools Can Bridge Mental Health Care Gaps with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Tools
The Transforming Research into Action to Improve the Lives of Students (TRAILS) program trains K-12 counselors and social workers to teach students how to manage their thoughts, feelings and actions with cognitive behavioral therapy.
Why It's So Important That Teachers Cultivate Their Own Resilience
Teaching is a stressful job. If educators don't actively work to cultivate habits and dispositions that make them more resilient it's easy to burnout and leave the profession.
How Schools Struggle to Serve Gifted Students with Disabilities
“Twice exceptional,” or 2e students — believed to make up at least 6 percent of all students who have a disability — possess high academic aptitude but struggle with ADHD, mild autism, dyslexia or other learning and behavioral challenges. Parents say it’s often impossible to find schools to educate bright kids who have disabilities. Now some are fighting to change that.