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- SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Maunawili, a 2023 Blue Ribbon School, unlocked incredible student growth by supporting social-emotional learning. Learn their secrets on building belonging & boosting academic success.Student Well-Being Is There a Link Between Opioids and Youth Suicides? What Educators Need to KnowThe rate of suicide deaths among children has been on a mostly upward trajectory for more than a decade.Student Well-Being Q&A Gratitude and Growth Mindset: A Student Makes the Case for Better Mental Health in SchoolsAddressing student mental health has become a top priority for many districts.Student Well-Being Three Things Schools Should Know About Student GriefGrief among young people often goes unacknowledged, which can hinder students' ability to cope with it, psychologists say.Student Well-Being A New Federal Summer Food Program Targets Child Hunger. Why Are 15 States Opting Out?Summer EBT could be a game changer for families facing food insecurity, childhood hunger experts say, but millions of kids won't benefit.Student Well-Being Teaching About Grief and Loss: One State's New Requirement for SchoolsSchools can play a key role in helping students understand and process grief, experts say.Student Well-Being Opinion What Schools Can Do About Chronic Absenteeism, Mental Health, and Learning LossThe drivers of change can have a positive impact on education's biggest issues. Here's how.Student Well-Being From Our Research Center Experts Recommend Mental Health Screenings for Students. Most Schools Aren't Doing ThemSchool leaders in districts that use mental health screenings say they help identify students in need of extra care.Student Well-Being Opinion Emotional Intelligence and AI Together Can Help Lessen the Student Mental Health CrisisSix out of 10 adolescents feel lonely and isolated. Here's how one large district is trying to combat the issue.Student Well-Being Reports Student Mental Health: Survey Results from Students and Education LeadersThis report presents findings on student mental health based on survey results from educational administrators and high school students.Student Well-Being Opinion When Social Media Is Hurting Students: 5 Steps to Improve Digital Well-BeingThese five recommendations can help students (and adults) better regulate their tech and social media use and build their digital agency.Student Well-Being How Can Schools Support Student Mental Health? 2 Principals and a Psychiatrist Weigh InYouth mental health has become a top priority for schools. This is how two leaders of rural schools are addressing it.