The pandemic created an array of academic, social and emotional challenges for students, as well as teachers and families. In this section, we look at what educators are doing to help students catch up academically and transition back to in-person learning, with a special focus on mental health, social and emotional learning, and classroom practices that help students succeed.
'Well spaces' and streamlined data systems are meant to broaden students' access to mental health services and will help as campuses reopen.
California school districts are offering robust summer school programs with an emphasis on fun to help reconnect students to their schools.
Upon returning to campus, students will not be able to catch up academically until they feel good emotionally, experts say.
Schools and colleges are preparing for a rush of student mental health needs as campuses reopen for in-person instruction.