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  • Special Report: Schools face surge in suicide attempts

    Boston Herald - 01/03/2017

    “Teachers don’t get a lot of education around social emotional development,” said Dr. William Sharp, a psychoanalyst and professor at Northeastern University who worked in BPS. “Districts push learning of reading, writing and math so much, there is no room for social and emotional learning.”

    Boston school leaders, however, defended their behavioral health work, arguing students’ mental health has become a priority under Superintendent Tommy Chang, who created the Office of Social Emotional Learning and Wellness in recognition that many young people can’t succeed in the classroom if they are battling trauma, depression and anxiety.

     

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