By Alice Doyel Guest blogger Suicide is the Second Leading Cause of Death from Ages 10 to 24 Years. Part 2 of Personal Stories Written by People with Bipolar II, Each of Whom We Nearly Lost to Suicide, Each Whose Suicidal Thoughts and Ideation Began in Their Youth. Today’s story is by Jane Mountain. … Read more Suicide – How We Can Help Our Students (Part 2 of 2)
By Alice Doyel Guest blogger Suicide is the Second Leading Cause of Death From Ages 10 to 24 Years. Students with suicidal thoughts need people whom they can trust to talk to about their feelings and fears. These students should not be made to feel guilty nor weak nor self-blaming. They need a listener … Read more Suicide – How We Can Help Our Students (Part 1 of 2)
By Alice Doyel Guest blogger Less than 80% of Washington state first-time 9th graders are “on track” to pass all credits they attempted in 9th grade. Black, Latinx, Native American, and Pacific Islanders fall below this percent. Students in the following categories also fall below: foster care, homelessness, 504/special education, English language learner, migrant, … Read more Middle School – Pipeline to Prison or Pathway to Brilliance?