New York Times: Surge of Student Suicides Pushes Las Vegas Schools to Reopen

New York Times: Surge of Student Suicides Pushes Las Vegas Schools to Reopen. “Superintendents across the nation are weighing the benefit of in-person education against the cost of public health, watching teachers and staff become sick and, in some cases, die, but also seeing the psychological and academic toll that school closings are having on children nearly a year in. The risk of student suicides has quietly stirred many district leaders, leading some, like the state superintendent in Arizona, to cite that fear in public pleas to help mitigate the virus’s spread. In Clark County, it forced the superintendent’s hand.”

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