Archive: SEL

December 9, 2023

Promoting Mental Health and Well-Being in Schools

Schools are prioritizing students’ mental health, and there are many tools and resources to choose from. CDC created this action guide as a place to start. It can help school and district leaders build on what they are already doing to promote students’ mental health and find new strategies to…

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December 8, 2023

Vaccine Rates Remain Down, Exemptions Are Up. What It Means for Schools

CDC released numbers last week showing national rates of certain required vaccinations for kindergartners at around 93 percent, remaining below pre-pandemic levels, and increasing exemptions. In a recent Education Week article, Lynn Nelson, president-elect of NASN, said, “It’s going to impact attendance in schools and set up…

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November 14, 2023

The Dreamstarter® Grant Program

The theme for Dreamstarter® 2022 is Social Action. Partnering with the non-profit organization of their choice, Dreamstarters will use their grants to educate, advocate, or engage with their communities or a particular social issue they want to serve. Whether your dream is to address a social, emotional, cultural, physical, or…

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I’m so proud of all those [who took part in the Health Moves Minds program]. They now see the huge benefit of what this program has to offer.
Kristi Bieri Health Moves Minds State Coordinator On the impact of the partnership with MHS and the recent Social Emotional Climate School Scholarship Program