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The Science of Adversity

Children living in poverty often endure stress from adverse experiences, such as exposure to violence, loss of a loved one or homelessness. Unfortunately, most schools aren’t designed to address the impact of stress on learning.

Dr. Pamela Cantor, President and CEO of Turnaround for Children, explains the science of adversity and how we can use this information to design better learning environments to help all children reach their full potential.

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