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Data: What We Know About Student Mental Health and the Pandemic

Since the pandemic began, children and adolescents have higher rates of anxiety, depression, and stress, and even more specific issues such as addictive internet behaviors.

March 31, 2021 | EdWeek
‘It Is OK to Grieve': A Teacher Reflects on This Pandemic Year

A teacher confronts the dark days of the pandemic with her students.

March 31, 2021 | EdWeek
Easing the transfer path in California from community colleges to universities

Long Beach pilot program does a lot of what Newsom wants statewide.

March 29, 2021 | EdSource
Cal State students keep GPAs up during pandemic, but troubling equity gaps persist

After a tumultuous year online and off-campus, students attending the nation’s largest four-year higher education system, the California State University, have persevered through the pandemic by largely maintaining their grades and course loads — although some troubling numbers point to the struggles of Latino and Black students, a Times survey has found.

March 29, 2021 | LA Times
Biden Education Team Squashes States’ Push to Nix All Tests but Approves Other Flexibility

In decisions it has telegraphed for weeks, the U.S. Department of Education has denied some states’ requests to cancel federally mandated statewide standardized tests for a second consecutive year as they continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 29, 2021 | EdWeek