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kids sitting at tables in classroom with teacher

Helping Traumatized Children Learn, Vol 2 is a resource for educators that provides insight into how trauma impacts how a child learns.  The information has been compiled through the efforts of the Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative (a partnership of Massachusetts Advocates fo

kids eating lunch

In Boca Raton, Florida, a high school senior created the club "We Dine Together" so that no student had to eat lunch alone.  Their mission is to build relationships over the table. 

Young girl in school eating lunch while wearing a yellow shirt.

How can we create school environments where staff and students are happy and academic performance and attendance is high?

Schoolyard with students walking around

Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed into law a new bill requiring the Oregon Department of Education and Chief of Education to jointly develop a statewide plan to address chronic student absences.

Red door open to long empty hallway

The story of a school in Albany, NY, that changed their approach from "what's wrong with you" to "what happened to you" and how they worked the science of ACEs into their approach to education.