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White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack [web resource]

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” is an essay written by Peggy McIntosh and published in Peace and Freedom magazine in 1989. Peace and Freedom was the magazine of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. Read more ›

Expect Heightened Anxiety, Behavioral Issues in Returning Students

After spending months with just their families during the pandemic, students with disabilities may show signs of anxiety as they return to school regardless of whether they exhibited such signs before the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more ›

Supporting Your Child’s Mental Health as They Return to School During COVID-19

The coronavirus outbreak has caused major disruptions to daily life and children are feeling these changes deeply. While the return to school will be not only welcome but exciting for many students, others will be feeling anxious or frightened. Here are tips to help your children navigate some of the complicated emotions they may be facing with going back to school. Read more ›

Preparing for the Upcoming School Year: Free Virtual Conference for Educators July 16-17

We’re approaching the most daunting start of school in memory. There are health, logistical, social-emotional and equity concerns on top of normal hectic summer planning.

The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) Virtual Conference is designed to help you recharge and prepare for this coming school year. Read more ›

Students Weigh In: Learning & Well-Being During COVID-19 [web resource]

Education changed dramatically when the COVID-19 pandemic forced schools across the country to close in spring 2020 and over 50 million students were asked to learn remotely.

National nonprofit YouthTruth wanted to know: how have students perceived their learning experiences, social-emotional development, and well-being during spring 2020 school closures? Read more ›

Adolescent Bullying Basics

Bullying is a behavior that many of us have experienced in school or online, either as the person being bullied, the person engaging in the behavior, or as a witness. While bullying is far from new, it should not be considered a rite of passage for young people. Read more ›

COVID-19’s Mental Health Crisis: Bay Area Residents Feel Growing Psychological Toll

Bay Area mental health specialists and crisis line managers say they have seen an increasing number of calls or texts from distraught people seeking help. They worry the situation will grow worse with surges in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. Read more ›

PBS for Parents Resources for Talking to Young Children About Race and Racism [web resource]

Children are never too young to learn about diversity. As young as 3 months old, they may look differently at people who look like or don’t look like their primary caregivers. As parents and caregivers, we must have confidence in ourselves and in our children — that we, and they, can handle tough topics and tough situations. Read more ›

California’s Reopening: See What’s Open and What’s Still Shut Down by County [web resource]

Do you have questions about whether childcare, summer camps, parks and playgrounds, swimming pools or other activities are open in your county?  Get the latest information on nine bay area counties in this handy database assembled by the San Francisco Chronicle’s digital team. Read more ›

New Guidance for Planning for the Safe Reopening of Schools for the 2020-2021 School Year [downloadable]

The County of Santa Clara Public Health Department today issued detailed guidance for school administrators to help them prepare to welcome students back to school campuses for the 2020-2021 school year, with the protocols and policies in place to protect students and staff from COVID-19. Read more ›

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