Educator Workshop: Mindfulness and Resilience: Strength-based Practices for At-Risk Youth

Y.A.L.E. School Northfield is hosting an important and free workshop, Mindfulness and Resilience: Strength-based Practices for At-Risk Youth, for local, special education professionals. The workshop is being presented by Katie Curran, founder and CEO of Proof Positive and former leader of resilience training for the US Army. Attendees will gain a clear understanding of how to help and support at-risk students through mindfulness and resilience, two effective strength-based practices. The free workshop will take place on February 22nd at the school’s Northfield Campus, 1000 Burton Ave. beginning at 9:30 am and ending at 12:30 pm.

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Mapping New Jersey’s Shrinking School Districts

More than half of New Jersey’s school districts have shrunk in the last six years, reflecting wider population moves toward urban areas as well as net migration from the state. School districts are shrinking at a rapid rate in the Northwest of the state, as well as in Southern shore communities such as Avalon, Margate and Ventnor.

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