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News and Opinion Aug 26, 2013

Building Positive Relationships in Truly Disadvantaged Students

“The challenge of teaching such students multiplies with numbers and class size, which compromises teachers’ ability to support and form productive relationships with every student. As Sir Michael Rutter has shown, the proportion of aggressive peers influences other children’s tendency to become aggressive and to value aggression. Luckily, organizations like Turnaround for Children, the organization that helped put the South Bronx school on the right track, are addressing this issue.”

Please click below to read the article by David Osher, Ph.D. featured on the Great Teachers & Leaders Blog at the American Institutes for Research.

Building Positive Relationships in Truly Disadvantaged Schools