A new documentary follows troubled teenager Kelsey Carroll on her difficult road to graduation, and the help that schools can offer even in the toughest situations.
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October 03, 2013
September 09, 2013
Grit is being used to decsribe how students need to toughen up and face their failures, and as important as grit may be, reslience seems to be a much better trait to have in life.
April 12, 2013
Talent and strong high school achievement can propel young black men to college, but a new study finds their grit— the determination and ability to handle setbacks—is nearly as critical to their success.
January 25, 2013
Some of the barriers to treatment are missed opportunities by schools, parents, and medical providers to address prevention and early identification of mental health disorders.
December 18, 2012
The Foundation for Child Development's 2012 child well-being index finds rising parent and child engagement and more responsible children, even amid harsher family economic situations.