Social Services

Articles: Social Services

Comfort dog Addie continues to help Sandy Hook Elementary students heal after the December 2012 shooting.
Alison DeNisco
From shootings to tornadoes, canines provide comfort to students
Boggy Creek Elementary School, which has a high homeless population, celebrates winning a national reading competition.
Matt Zalaznick
Districts face high costs for transportation, while communities help with food, clothing, computers
Art therapy involves creating art to help individuals of all ages cope with traumatic experiences and stress, according to the American Art Therapy Association, a national organization whose Connecticut members have been working to assist young people, their families, and the local communities to address the trauma resulting from the Sandy Hook shooting. Above, a drawing from a first grade Sandy Hook student who was at school the day of the shooting.
Alison DeNisco
Critical challenges for school psychologists.
Angela Pascopella
The Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights enforced its first action on LAUSD under the Obama administration.

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