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Trauma-Informed Practices

Learn what trauma-informed education is, its benefits, and how to get started on a classroom or school-wide level.

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    In this excerpt from her new book, Alex Shevrin Venet explains how she makes decisions that support students who have experienced trauma.
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    Teachers—on Making Room for the New Kids in Class

    More than 6.5 million K–12 students in the U.S. change schools each year. How can teachers help them acclimate socially and academically?
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    The Reparative Power of Relationships

    Many schools around the country strive to support students who have experienced trauma—and that work is always rooted in strong relationships.
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