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  • Signs your child’s mental health may have been impacted by the pandemic, according to NYC experts

    Mar 21, 2022

    03.12.2022 | SI Advance | “I think the transition back to school just generally has been difficult for a lot of students, and then all the uncertainty with [school] closures and omicron. It’s just been challenging for a lot of students who we work with,” Rohini Singh, a staff attorney in the School Justice Project for Advocates for Children of New York, recently told the Advance/ when asked about data that shows an increase in Interventions and arrests among Staten Island students during the last quarter of 2021 compared to the same time in 2019 — before the coronavirus impacted schools. 

    Singh explained that there needs to be a “real acknowledgement” of the trauma students and staff went through during the pandemic. Read article