Thursday, December 15, 2011

Growing Roses in Concrete | infinite hope | the national equity project blog

Growing Roses in Concrete | infinite hope | the national equity project blog: Professor Jeff Duncan-Andrade has been giving a very powerful talk in a few venues around the Bay Area on his work with and research on students in the most impoverished neighborhoods in Oakland.

He offers the alarming statistic that one in three urban students suffer from some form of PTSD, which is twice the rate of soldiers in Iraq. These students do not leave the battlefield, but grow up in it year after year.

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