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Cami Parrish/Cronkite News

Teachers face mental health crisis because of low pay, pandemic stress, scant support

By: - July 29, 2022

GILBERT – Just weeks before teacher Michelle Capriotti is set to leave her family to take a better-paying job in California, she stands in her living room on a recent afternoon, chatting with her son about the changes coming their way. “How do you feel about me leaving?” Capriotti asks Christopher, a 17-year-old with special […]

tampon shortage in the US

Tampon shortage spotlights fight against ‘period poverty’

By: - June 22, 2022

PHOENIX – The latest supply chain problem – a shortage of feminine care items – has prompted Arizona advocates to renew calls for “period equity” to ensure that menstrual products are accessible and affordable for all. These products are a necessity, not a luxury, advocates say, and lack of access can lead to disruptions at […]