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How Meditation is Used in Schools to Reduce Stress and Increase Focus

by Kevin Allen   |   Dec 19, 2017
Kansas City Public Schools District Superintendent Mark Bedell has embraced a three-pronged approach to reduce suspensions and counteract ineffective discipline measures. It involves the implementation of restorative justice, the use of meditation, and a focus on growing the district's mentorship program. Take Note recently examined restorative justice. In this report, we take a look at how meditation is being used, not only in Kansas City, but in a particular school in Lee's Summit — Longview Farm Elementary — where students are learning how to increase focus and reduce stress.
 

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