Third-grade teacher Emily LaPlant helped Omar Ismail go through his “power plan,” an individualized tool used at Garfield Elementary School to help students and teachers overcome stress. The strategy is part of a trauma-sensitive program being tested in Kansas City.
Third-grade teacher Emily LaPlant helped Omar Ismail go through his “power plan,” an individualized tool used at Garfield Elementary School to help students and teachers overcome stress. The strategy is part of a trauma-sensitive program being tested in Kansas City. Susan Pfannmuller Special to the Star
Third-grade teacher Emily LaPlant helped Omar Ismail go through his “power plan,” an individualized tool used at Garfield Elementary School to help students and teachers overcome stress. The strategy is part of a trauma-sensitive program being tested in Kansas City. Susan Pfannmuller Special to the Star

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