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The #1 Source of Meltdowns

In North America is homework. And for years now many people have been questioning the utility of homework in the first place. Here is another interesting piece on the value (or lack thereof!) of homework and some potential solutions in our schools. Like any other thorny problem, we find it critical to first identify the

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Stopping the Criminalizing of Challenging Behavior

The other day, not for the first time, we received a request to testify in juvenile court in an expert witness capacity.  The case involved a young adolescent boy in a residential treatment center.  A conflict with staff emerged, which escalated to the point where staff felt the need to restrain the youngster.  As often

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