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In My Corner On The Moon: Helping Children Heal From Traumatic Experiences

Narrated by 12-year-old Abigail, the book is written in a straightforward but gentle style and has a strong psycho-educational component. The idea is to normalize the response that many children have to overwhelming events in their lives.

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New Haven names finalists for superintendent of schools

Two out-of-state educators and an assistant superintendent of schools for the district are the finalists in the running to replace retiring schools chief Reginald Mayo.

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Osborne: 'Carefully considering' Ann Arbor schools superintendent position

The man Ann Arbor school board members say is the right man for the job is thoughtfully weighing the move with his family, which the Board of Education voted 7-0 to offer him.

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Alvord USD (Calif.) picks Sid Salazar as new superintendent

Sid Salazar, assistant superintendent for Quality Neighborhood Schools in San Diego Unified School District, will start work July 29.

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St. Paul school district affirms efforts to close achievement gap

The policy, approved by the school board this week, is believed to be the second such document enacted by a state school district, and it finds the district vowing to fight and overcome “inequity and institutional racism” to ensure all students succeed.

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Bullying still in collective consciousness of Western Mass. school districts

Two local school districts saddened by bullying-related suicides have reported that the issue remains firmly in the collective consciousness of administrators, teachers, parents and students although the headlines have faded.

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Alternative education for troubled Calif. students raises questions

Across America, alternative schools have become the proverbial safety net for troubled students when all else fails.

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Classroom Facebook proposal sparks NW Ind. debate

Portage Township District officials are revising policies to deal with changes in technology, such as allowing the use of electronic devices, including cellphones and tablets, within the classrooms for educational purposes.

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Mentally troubled students overwhelm Minn. schools

In an era of tight budgets, Minnesota has retreated from more intensive adolescent mental health treatment options, at times leaving schools as a setting of last resort for students with problems ranging from schizophrenia to bipolar disorder.

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School grade ‘safety net’ vote opens new rifts in Fla.

The state Board of Education’s decision last week to inflate school grades for a second year was widely praised by parents and educators, but it also exposed a hard-to-miss rift between the closest allies of former Gov. Jeb Bush and those who back Gov. Rick Scott.

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