How to manage back-to-school anxiety for students returning to classrooms

Kids in western Washington are returning to classrooms, some for the first time in over a year. Here’s what to know if your child has back-to-school jitters.

SEATTLE — Students across western Washington are returning to the classroom this month. After a year of isolation, mental health experts say some students may be struggling with the idea of heading back to school.

”I think young people, in particular, are very resilient,” said University of Washington Psychology professor Jane Simoni. “It’s natural for them to be around other people their age.”

Heading back to school this time will feature masks, social distancing and hybrid education. Simoni

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