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What does your middle schooler wish you knew? Our teacher-adviser checks in with eighth graders to find out how their parents could have given them extra support. 

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This week, we discuss teens exercising their civil rights, one school's plan to deal with tardiness, and more. 

This week, we discuss the economical impact of changing school start times, the danger of the opioid epidemic, and more. 

Choices teacher-adviser Amy Lauren Smith is a sixth to eighth grade health teacher at the Shanghai American School in Shanghai, China, and the brilliant mind behind our Teacher’s Guide each month. Here, she discusses a few important steps to approaching topics related to emotional and mental health in your classroom.