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Keeping students on the right path

North Philly resident wants to show students the way through higher education with Path To Greatness

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Getting ready for college experience becomes Philly tradition with Know Before You Go

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A busload of choices

Choice Bus tour comes to Mastbaum to give students an education on the consequences of dropping out of high school.

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Schools must identify and address mental and behavioral health needs

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Pennsylvania bill would allow teachers to pack heat

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Schools focus on being more 'trauma aware'

The superintendent and the mayor's top education official talk about addressing mental health needs.

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Where to find behavioral programs and info

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District to limit disruptive staffing practices with new city money

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Notes from the news - April 25

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To get services, English learners face extra obstacles

The behavioral health system is complex. Any language barrier makes it even tougher to navigate.

by Amy Xu
More from Focus on: Tackling trauma in the classroom

North Philly neighbors wrestle with stress

The New Eyes program is teaching adults to handle situations before they result in trauma.

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Blunt talk, from personal experience

Some schools have speakers in to share their stories of addiction and mental health issues, while others are experimenting with mindfulness.

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Relax, heal, learn

Training is showing teachers how to handle stress and trauma so that students can achieve academic and emotional success.

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Staff shortages could jeopardize District's Title I aid, city controller warns

Learning how to help kids with trauma

Three courses for District personnel offer strategies for students whose past blocks their future.

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Changing climate and flattening Earth: Teaching science in a 'fake news' world

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