Free school supplies for kids in New York City

Original article written by Paulina Jayne Issac for TimeOut     Preparing for back to school in 2021 means shopping for fun school supplies: pencils, notebooks, backpacks, crayons, and more. But getting the kiddos ready for the new school year can be stressful if...

Teens Are Advocating for Mental Health Days Off School

Original article written by Christina Caron for New York Times.   The decline in the mental health of children and adolescents has led to new laws allowing kids to attend to their own self-care. Faced with high stress levels among adolescents and a mental health...

When School Nurses Are Not Enough

Original article written by Jane E. Brody for New York Times. School children have had an especially challenging time navigating the tedious months of the pandemic, with recent reports showing that students fell four to seven months behind in math and reading compared...