Learn About “Safe and Supportive Schools” Legislation: Oct. 8

Information about the Safe and Supportive Schools legislation, a flexible framework for trauma-sensitive school environments to promote and maximize the success of all students, will be presented October 8, 2014, 7 to 9 PM in the Newton North High School Auditorium. State Representative Ruth Balser, lead sponsor of the legislation, and Keynote Speaker Joe Ristuccia, Ed.M. are featured on the program. Learn how Safe and Supportive Schools can: support better learning practices based on neuroscience research; reduce unhealthy levels of stress at a systemic level; promote safer, healthier, and more effective behavioral interventions; increase the amount of classroom time available for learning. Co-sponsored by the Newton Parent Advisory Council for Special Education. For more information, contact Lucie Chansky or Greg Smith.