Hawai‘i Students Fought for Free Menstrual Products in Schools and Won
Hawaii Governor David Ige signed a bill into law requiring public schools to provide free period products. Meet the educator and students who made that happen.
For Some Black Students, COVID-19 Is Spurring Interest in Health Care Careers
The struggles and losses of the pandemic have highlighted the importance of health care and the need for diversity in the medical field.
Creating Safe and Supportive Schools for Students with Disabilities During Delta
Three experts discuss the Delta variant’s impact on students with special health care needs and share what families and educators need to know.
Who Do We Consider Expendable When It Comes to COVID-19 and Schools?
As a new academic year starts, administrators need to remain vigilant to issues of equity and disparities in vaccine access amid the ongoing pandemic.
Students Work to Help Their Communities—and Their Own Mental Health
Civic engagement can help students perform better at school and improve their own wellbeing.
Why Schools Need to Normalize and Prioritize Students’ Mental Health
A top priority for schools moving forward is to address the mental health needs that likely worsened during the coronavirus pandemic, particularly for children from low-income families.
3 Policy Recommendations to Safeguard Students’ Mental Health
Ideas for how the new education administration can address alarming trends in students' mental health in the wake of the pandemic.
Talking About HIV/AIDS Can Help Save Black Lives
The Black community has been disproportionately harmed by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Educators can help change that narrative, starting in K-12 schools.
We Need to Keep Talking About HIV With Our Students
I speak my truth because age-appropriate, LGBTQ+-inclusive, comprehensive sexual health education has been proven to save lives.