Students say mental-health breaks from class help them succeed. Here’s how colleges are responding.

Thursday, February 02, 2023
Chronicle of Higher Education

Across higher ed, there’s a growing recognition of the connection between students’ well-being and their success in the classroom. Some colleges and faculty members are creating or considering new policies to support students when they need a day to tend to their mental health. But providing the academic accommodations that many students are calling for requires instructors to shoulder new responsibilities and change old habits and standards. 

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