Should Teens Be Screened for Depression?

Should Teens Be Screened for Depression?

Depression is a prevalent and pressing problem among young people between the ages of twelve and eighteen. Approximately 3.1 million people in this age group — as much as 12.8% of that population — have experienced depression, according to the American...
Florida School Safety Measures: Are We Doing Enough?

Florida School Safety Measures: Are We Doing Enough?

Seventeen Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students lost their lives in a shooting on February 14th, 2018. This school shooting forever changed Parkland, Florida — and the United States. Afterwards, several Stoneman Douglas students founded the #NeverAgain...
A Positive School Climate and Student Safety

A Positive School Climate and Student Safety

Schools are an essential part of many children and teens’ support system. The COVID-19 pandemic brought light to just how important this support system is. According to CDC data, emergency rooms saw a spike in visits from children for reasons related to mental...
Why Schools Should Teach Digital Citizenship

Why Schools Should Teach Digital Citizenship

Technological advances radically altered education. Gone are the days of scouring libraries for hours, as information is at students’ fingertips in mere seconds. The COVID-19 pandemic moved technology to a central role in the classroom, a change not likely to...
How Should Schools Implement Bullying Legislation?

How Should Schools Implement Bullying Legislation?

According to the National Bullying Prevention Center, as many as one in five students experience bullying. Fifteen percent of bullying incidents occur online. Bullying often results in lowered levels of classroom engagement and academic performance. However, the...