Grades, personal relationships, finding a date for prom. Those are among the triggers for student stress. Some of the causes for stress may seem trivial to adults, but a 2014 study by the American Psychological Association finds stress can take a toll on teens’ healthy eating habits, sleep and school performance. We’ll explore the causes and potential solutions for stress in school. Coping with stress may be one way to improve Native students’ chances for reaching graduation.
Faith Holyon (Navajo) – Center for Native Youth Champion for Change
Anpao Duta Flying Earth (Lakota, Dakota, Ojibwe and Akimel O’odham) – associate director and head of the Native American Community Academy
Melvin Monette-Barajas (Turtle Mountain Chippewa) – president and executive director of Indigenous Education Incorporated
Break Music: Straight (song) The Boyz (artist) For A Lifetime (album)