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U.S. News & World Report: Raising Students’ Emotional IQs

While many educators and policymakers are eyeing technology and revised standards to improve student performance in subjects like math, reading and science, psychologist and author Daniel Goleman has a different remedy: Blend in lessons in social and emotional learning that … Continue reading

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New York Times – In Fighting Teenage Pregnancy, the Folly of Shame and Blame

In the South Bronx, inside the International Community High School, Johnny, Brayan, Khady, Genesis and Francisco link arms and joke and giggle and write out lists of what they admire about each other. Sometimes they hug. They are working-class kids, … Continue reading

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Improving the Health and Well-being of Teens in Urban, Poverty Settings

Location: Morris Heights Health Center, Bronx, NY Delivery: In-School and afterschool with 6th – 12th Grade 2010 OAH Grant Award Winner Teens Served: 1,600 Despite recent decreases in teen pregnancy rates, the Bronx had the highest teen pregnancy rates and … Continue reading

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