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Childhood trauma and Compassionate Schools

Yesterday, David Thompson, director of student services at Buncombe County Schools, wrote about the Compassionate Schools model he is implementing in his school system. He gave a talk about this at the Public School Forum of North Carolina last week, and we were there to film it. Below you can get a detailed look at Compassionate Schools, dealing with childhood trauma and building resilient students.


Alex Granados

Alex Granados was the senior reporter for EducationNC from December 2014-March 2023.