Los Angeles Regional Update
October 25, 2021
The nation’s schools were already struggling to meet students’ mental health needs when the pandemic hit. How can schools rise to meet students’ ballooning needs in that area as a massive school reopening gets underway?
To be sure, it will be difficult to balance mental health support with an equally massive academic recovery. But child development experts say it’s a balance schools must attempt to strike if they want students to regain their academic footing after an unprecedented year of disruptions, stress, and trauma.
An infusion of federal COVID-19 relief money will help, but how those funds are used will be pivotal. And experts say that schools cannot just focus on the students they know are in crisis; they must bolster supports for all students as well as staff members.
School-based health centers are critical for supporting child and adolescent health and student success. But, unlike many other states, California has never provided state funding
When B.J. Williams saw his students at Jefferson High School in Los Angeles struggling with their mental health, he came up with a whole new
Faculty members and students of Burbank High School (BHS) are working together to strengthen the on-campus curriculum through their Building Bulldogs program. This social-emotional learning