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News and Opinion Aug 12, 2020

Turnaround for Children Partners with Brooklyn Laboratory Charter Schools to Release Back to School Success Coaching Playbook

In collaboration with Turnaround for Children, Transcend Education, City Year, Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, the David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality and EL EducationBrooklyn Laboratory Charter Schools released a back-to-school Success Coaching Playbook to help schools nationwide prepare staff members to support student wellbeing and success during the pandemic.

A press release announcing the launch of the Playbook was published in PR Newswire with a quote from Turnaround Founder and Senior Science Advisor, Pamela Cantor, M.D. From the press release:

“All students will be experiencing heightened stress returning to school this fall, and success coaches can provide the extra support they will need,” said Turnaround for Children’s Founder and Senior Science Advisor Pam Cantor. “Today, the stress and trauma that children are witnessing and feeling is all around us—on our city streets, in our homes, on TV and social media 24/7,” she said. “The COVID-19 pandemic is happening to all of us, but it has hit vulnerable communities the hardest with much higher rates of serious illness and death.”

The press release was also republished in Yahoo! Finance and Business Insider.