May 18, 2016 | Data

Can an Increase in Empathy Lead to a Drop in Suspensions?

Informative article on reducing suspensions.

When teachers develop a greater sensitivity to their students’ experiences and intentions, students sense the change, which can help break a “self-perpetuating cycle of punishment and misbehavior” that occurs in some classrooms, says the study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

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