School anxiety

    As students return to school this week, many kids may feel anxious about fitting in, making the grade, making the team – or about being bullied. And with school violence on the rise in Philadelphia and twenty of the city’s schools named as persistently dangerous, back-to-school anxiety can take on an added edge. From WHYY’s Behavioral Health desk, Maiken Scott reports:

    As students return to school this week, many kids may feel anxious about fitting in, making the grade, making the team – or about being bullied. And with school violence on the rise in Philadelphia and twenty of the city’s schools named as persistently dangerous, back-to-school anxiety can take on an added edge. From WHYY’s Behavioral Health desk, Maiken Scott reports:

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    Listen to a recent Voices in the Family program on school anxiety (Aired 8/25/08)

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