Youth depression, anxiety and suicide attempts have been on the rise during the pandemic. School shutdowns keep kids from friends and therapists, leaving social growth up to parents in many cases.
Many American schools are back in class via distance learning. It's stressful everywhere but especially in rural districts where most students lack high-speed Internet and cell phone service at home.
Citing a lack of adherence to guidelines, teachers in Little Rock, Arkansas, have refused to teach in-person classes. The district is considering firing them.
With less structure and supervision than is typically provided inside a classroom, remote classes lean hard on already stressed parents to help students with ADHD stay focused and engaged.
Online instruction is hard, right? Well there's a teacher—a chef, actually—who appears to have cracked the code. She says her cooking classes for kids work better now than when they were in person.
Nearly a month after schools shut down to slow the spread of the coronavirus, many are struggling with distance learning. Some teachers are only seeing...