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September 11, 2019
Chicago schools chief asks Congress for more federal help to address childhood trauma
The hearing focused on practices that educators are using to support students affected by gun violence and other traumatic experiences.
June 14, 2019
As Memphis responds to Brandon Webber’s death, school leaders look for new ways to help students
Some have wondered what else could have been done while he was in school to prevent his death.
June 13, 2019
Memphis reels after Central High graduate Brandon Webber, a former student leader, was killed in altercation with law enforcement
Memphis school leaders said they would provide grief counselors to students after U.S. Marshals shot and killed a 2017 graduate of Central High School.
August 3, 2018
Police reform could have a big impact on Chicago schools
Alex King remembers feeling unsettled whenever he saw uniformed police officers patrolling North Lawndale College Prep, guns on their hips.
August 1, 2018
Trauma can make it hard for kids to learn. Here’s how teachers learn to deal with that.
There’s no debating that childhood trauma seriously impacts how students learn. Researchers have tied stressful events such as divorces, deportations, neglect,…
June 8, 2018
If teachers aren’t equipped to help trauma victims, students suffer. Learn from my story.
I thought that if I could find a different way to ask him to get back on task, maybe he would not become so aggressive.
November 7, 2016
Five things teachers can do to help kids who’ve endured trauma
In the space of five minutes, you’ll feel like your heart broke then got pieced back together. That’s the impact of a…
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