Today’s highly interesting read (07/24/20): School disruption across US highlights hidden costs

Today’s highly interesting read is from Dr. Harold Koplewicz, one of the nation’s leading child and adolescent psychiatrists and the founding president and medical director of the Child Mind Institute, the only independent nonprofit dedicated to child and adolescent mental health.

Here’s a short excerpt, then a link to the entire column.

The past few months have shown us that while online school is better than nothing, it is no substitute.

A more apt comparison is to look at what happens when kids are alienated from school, can’t participate, or drop out. This is the so-called “school to prison pipeline.”

Read it all here.

 

 

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  1. Pingback: Gov’t malfeasance; disrupting schools; loneliness; the NFL; and an environmentalist apologizes | This Just In… From Franklin, WI

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