A mother shares her story of poverty, trauma, and the promise of education.
Teachers and staff are learning new approaches to handling classroom disruptions and student misbehavior.
An understanding of the biology of trauma is important. So is a different set of classroom strategies.
Also a doctor, he thinks that closer listening may lead to a better understanding of childhood trauma.
The zero-tolerance approach emphasized punishment. Now understanding the student’s behavior is seen as key to changing it.