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Schools Are Tracking Your Child’s Mental Health—Whether You Like It or Not

By Kerry McDonald A worrying trend is emerging in schools across the country. With increasing regularity, school districts are tracking students’ mental health and raising flags if a screening shows something amiss. Student mental health tracking is often framed in terms of safety or prevention, arguing…

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Big School District Assigns Novel Alternative to Homework Because Homework is Worthless

School District Nixes Homework for Thousands of Students as Expert Says It’s Basically Useless By Annie Holmquist   The anti-homework trend is growing. It started with the teacher from Texas who banned homework from her second grade class, encouraging families to spend time reading, playing, and…

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