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How teacher-student relationships can foster safe schools

13 May

How teacher-student relationships can foster safe schools
Strong relationships between teachers and students can help create safe learning environments, even in schools located in the most crime-ridden neighborhoods, a study by the Consortium on Chicago School Research at the University of Chicago finds. The study’s lead author says the findings support the mission of the city’s “Culture of Calm” program, which has seen success in pairing at-risk Chicago students with adult mentors. The continuation of the program is in question, however, as federal stimulus money dwindles. Chicago Tribune

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