Director Susan Cole describes the work of the Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative and its vision for creating and advocating for trauma-sensitive schools.
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In a new report, the Children's Law Center of Washington, D.C. calls for the implementation of trauma-sensitive schools to support students. “Education reforms in the District will not fully succeed if schools do not address the trauma that students bring with them to class,” said Judith Sandalow, Executive Director of Children’s Law Center. LEARN MORE
Boston Neighborhood Network News interviews Andria Amador about Boston Public School's use of Social Emotional Learning and creating safe environments for all students. LEARN MORE
"Safe, Healthy and Ready to Learn", a new policy report from Futures Without Violence calls for sufficient funding to dramatically increase the creation and expansion of trauma-sensitive schools. LEARN MORE
After finding success in implementing trauma-sensitive practices in five pilot schools, West Virginia announced that all schools in the state will become trauma-sensitive. LEARN MORE