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Children With Disabilities Face Special Back-to-School Challenges

Roughly 7 million U.S. children and young adults with special needs face learning challenges due to the pandemic

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What Young Kids Say Worked – and Didn’t Work – for Them During Virtual Learning

Some children liked being able to move from room to room, while others felt more confined to their desks at home

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7 Tips for LGBTQ Parents to Help Schools Fight Stigma and Ignorance

Parents may want to talk to teachers about their family structure, and what their child calls each parent, before the start of the school year.

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Students Are Returning to School With Anxiety, Grief and Gaps in Social Skills – Will There Be Enough School Mental Health Resources?

It's estimated that more than 1 out of every 1,000 children in the U.S. lost a primary caregiver due to Covid-19

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What You Need to Know About Back-to-School Vaccines

Learn which immunizations your child needs before school starts

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Getting Caught Up on Back-to-School Vaccines

Many kids have missed immunizations during the pandemic, but it's important — and easy! — to get them caught up

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Tips for a Safe and Healthy Return to School

As we head into another school year shaped by the pandemic, there are steps you can take to ensure your kids are physically and mentally prepared

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Bringing Joy Back to the Classroom and Supporting Stressed Kids – What Summer School Looks Like in 2021

Five academic experts explain what summer school does, and why it may look very different this year

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Sending Science Majors Into Elementary Schools Helps Latino and Black Students Realize Scientists Can Look Like Them

Research shows a more diverse scientific community could lead to more innovation, better health care, more supportive academic spaces and a greater trust in science

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Can Schools Require COVID-19 Vaccines for Students Now That Pfizer’s Shot Is Authorized for Kids 12 and Up?

The Food and Drug Administration has granted the first emergency use authorization of a COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents. What comes next?

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As you get your kids ready to go back to school, make a pledge to yourself to take care of your own health with good self care.

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Top 10 Tips to Get Organized for Back to School

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