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Video: Susan Cole on the impact of trauma on student learning (2:33)
Harvard educator Susan Cole discusses the serious issue of student trauma and the primary characteristics of what she calls “trauma-sensitive schools” in a 2½-minute video produced at the AASA national conference in San Diego, where she was a presenter on Feb. 13. Cole is the project director for the trauma and learning policy initiative, a joint collaboration between the Harvard Law School and the Massachusetts Advocates for Children. For more information, visit aasa.org.