United States of Trauma

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This panel shines a spotlight on the excessive trauma facing BOTH children and their teachers in the age of COVID-19. Prior to the pandemic, nearly 60% of kids and 75% of teachers suffered from unaddressed trauma which has only grown worse in recent months. This trauma has led to an exponential increase in the high school dropout rate as well as a dramatic increase in teachers quitting the profession. What can we do to address the trauma crisis in our schools and bring our kids and teachers back?

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