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Teaching resources for talking with teens about suicide

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There are a variety of mini-lessons and activities contained in this PBS NewsHour lesson on suicide prevention and awareness. You may wish to invite your school counselor to your class, and let your administrator know you are teaching about suicide. Continue reading

Free eye exams and glasses give these students vision to learn

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A new program called Vision for Baltimore provides eye exams and two pairs of glasses free of charge to every K-8 student in Baltimore City who needs them. Continue reading

Muslim American students face high rates of bullying

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Some 50 percent of all Muslim students in the U.S. have been bullied by their peers, surveys by the civil rights group Center on American-Islamic group suggest. Continue reading

More high school students take gap year before college — including Malia Obama

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President Barack and Michelle Obama announced on Sunday that their eldest daughter Malia will take a gap year before attending Harvard in 2017.
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Head Start Trauma Smart teaches preschoolers to deal with “big feelings”

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Each year, thousands of American children are expelled from preschool, many because of behavioral issues related to trauma they have already experienced in…read more

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