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The Violence You Don't See

The home life of students can have a tremendous impact on their ability—and the ability of their classmates—to learn. But how can educators turn a disruptive climate into an environment conducive to learning? In this article from Educational Leadership, a publication of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, experienced educator Grace L. Sussman recounts her efforts at connecting with her 4th grade inner-city students and uncovering the reasons why they were struggling to achieve in the classroom.

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