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In Seattle, A Focus On Students' Emotions

In fifth-grade teacher Ryan Schaedig's class, students take time out for self-reflection in this corner. (Ann Dornfield/KUOW)
In fifth-grade teacher Ryan Schaedig's class, students take time out for self-reflection in this corner. (Ann Dornfield/KUOW)

As schools have turned their focus to academic rigor and test scores, many teachers and parents say social and emotional lessons have received less attention. Now, some schools are taking a new look at teaching students those skills. Ann Dornfeld from Here & Now contributor station KUOW reports on a West Seattle school that’s putting a focus on emotions, and how to handle them.

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