• Inside a college counseling center struggling with the student mental health crisis0

    [ad_1] Ben Locke, a psychologist who founded the Center for Collegiate Mental Health, sees this opening up of campus counseling to a much broader swath of students as an unintended consequence of widespread efforts to prevent suicide and destigmatize therapy. For the past two decades, colleges, aided by millions of dollars from the federal government

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  • Six ways schools improved P.E. to prioritize student interests and motivation0

    [ad_1] Some schools have succeeded in making their PE programs popular and well-attended. At A.D. Henderson University School in Florida, the gym elective among middle schoolers is always full; though kids who play sports after school are allowed to skip it, 95 percent attend anyway. At the Girls Athletic Leadership Schools, charter programs for middle

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  • How Can High School Sports Better Serve Students?0

    [ad_1] Despite the growing body of evidence that shows how physical activity is essential for health, well-being and student engagement, high schools offer fewer opportunities for competition and play today than they did just a few years ago. The Aspen Institute’s Sports & Society Program recently released the findings of its years-long study on high

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