Episode 4: What we learned about mental health issues in schools

The coronavirus pandemic intensified the need for mental health services in schools — and put a spotty support network under a stress test.

In a recent five-part series, Idaho Education News reporter Sami Edge took a close look at the challenges, some success stories — and the human face of this important issue. She joins the podcast this week to talk about her series.

Kevin Richert

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Senior reporter and blogger Kevin Richert specializes in education politics and education policy. He has more than 30 years of experience in Idaho journalism. He is a frequent guest on KIVI 6 On Your Side; "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television; and "Idaho Matters" on Boise State Public Radio. Follow Kevin on Twitter: @KevinRichert. He can be reached at [email protected]

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