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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Elizabeth Prewitt, AcessTooHigh.com, covers Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s signing Safe and Supportive Schools legislation into law in her article Massachusetts … LEARN MORE
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick made history today as he signed the Safe and Supportive Schools provisions into law. With the enactment of these provisions, Massachusetts becomes a national leader in supporting schools and districts to create the whole-school safe and supportive environments that can serve as the foundation for all students to learn and succeed. LEARN MORE
California Schools resolve to address the needs of traumatized students with new Safe and Supportive School policies announced by the Los Angeles and San Francisco School Districts. LEARN MORE
The American Bar Association (ABA) is calling for legal representation that recognizes the impact of trauma and “reflects an awareness of trauma’s adverse impacts on children and youth in contact with the legal system.” It calls for collaboration to facilitate and support recovery. TLPI’s Education law clinic approach was highlighted as part of the solution. LEARN MORE