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Health care workers at Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach, Missouri, wear face shields donated by students from Camdenton High School in Camdenton, Missouri. Provided courtesy of Camdenton High School

Students fight pandemic – and get real-world experience – by using 3D printers to make face shields

The COVID-19 outbreak presents many opportunities for students to develop needed solutions to real-life problems, says a researcher overseeing school project to produce personal protective equipment.
Educators debate whether kids lose too much over the summer break. Westend61/Getty Images

Will COVID-19 be the death of summer vacation?

School closings due to COVID-19 could prompt school districts to try to make up for lost time during the summer. An education scholar explores the pros and cons of that scenario.
The nonprofit International Community Health Services medical clinic in Seattle provides care for uninsured people. Photo by Karen Ducey/Getty Images

Abused children and partners, people with mental illness are all especially vulnerable with stay-at-home orders from coronavirus

Different groups in society can suffer from social distancing practices. That includes higher risk of domestic violence, child abuse and mental health problems.

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