The pandemic has sparked unprecedented concerns about student social and emotional well-being and mental health. One organization seeking to help schools address this challenge is EmpowerU, which offers online social-emotional support via daily skill-building lessons and one-on-one mentoring. Founded in Minnesota in 2018 by Katie Dorn, a veteran K-12 school…

Frederick M. Hess

Direct Ed Policy Studies at AEI. Teach a bit at Rice, UPenn, Harvard. Author of books like Cage-Busting Leadership and Spinning Wheels. Pen Ed Week's RHSU blog.

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