At the recent White House conference titled, “Girls of Color: trauma and discipline”, Sara Burd, District Leader of Social Emotional Learning in Reading, MA shared the legislation and work going on in Massachusetts to create Safe and Supportive Learning Environments for all students.
Stay tuned to the video and view the closing remarks by Secretary of Education, John King, former MA teacher and school leader and former New York Commissioner of Education. Tune to the one hour twenty four minute mark (1:24:45) to hear Secretary King’s vision for this work. “Ultimately it is about how we create school environments that save kids’ lives. This isn’t about heroic acts of individuals. It can’t be,” King said. “We have to create systems for our kids…”